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Cook County Sheriff's Police Department, IL

Cook County Sheriff's Police Department


Cook County Sheriff's Police Department, Illinois

Patrol Officer James F. Knapp
Cook County Sheriff's Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, January 4, 2006
Cause: Automobile accident

Cook County Sheriff's Police Department, Illinois

Investigator Michael W. Ridges
Cook County Sheriff's Police Department
EOW: Thursday, October 17, 1985
Cause: Gunfire

Cook County Sheriff's Police Department, Illinois

Investigator John A. Rusnak
Cook County Sheriff's Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, August 3, 1977
Cause: Automobile accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff Leonard Alvin Hurwitz
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Saturday, June 9, 1945
Cause: Automobile accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff William J. Pottow, Jr.
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Wednesday, June 6, 1945
Cause: Automobile accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Frank J. Christian
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Sunday, October 19, 1941
Cause: Vehicular assault

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Robert "Ruby" Schanbaum
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Saturday, August 11, 1934
Cause: Vehicular assault

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Meyer Joseph "Jack" Lapine
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Monday, September 5, 1932
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Robert "Red" McCarthy
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Monday, August 24, 1931
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Frederick C. Bryant
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Saturday, May 24, 1930
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Sam F. Kaiser
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Sunday, April 20, 1930
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman John G. Sweitz
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Sunday, June 24, 1928
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Harold August Kegler
Cook County Highway Police
EOW: Monday, June 8, 1925
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Line of Duty Deaths: 13

Automobile accident: 4
Gunfire: 1
Motorcycle accident: 6
Vehicular assault: 2

 

By Month

January: 1
April: 1
May: 1
June: 4
August: 3
September: 1
October: 2

 

By Gender

Male: 13
Female: 0

 

 

Component Agencies

Divisions or absorbed agencies:

 

Cook County Highway Police, IL

Cook County Highway Police
Chicago, IL
Fallen officers: 10

 

 
 
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