Police Officer John H. Patterson

Police Officer John H. Patterson

Hometown Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, May 13, 1957

John H. Patterson

Police Officer John Patterson was killed in an automobile accident while involved in a pursuit of a stolen vehicle.

The suspect escaped after Officer Patterson's vehicle struck a gas pump at a service station near the intersection of

Officer Patterson had served with the Hometown Police Department for less than one year. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter and brother.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

stolen vehicle, vehicle pursuit

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Officer Patterson's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 1-29-17 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
RPPD (IL)

January 29, 2017

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