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Detective Sergeant John E. Bloomington Police Department, Illinois

Detective Sergeant

John E. "Jack" Penn

Bloomington Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 12, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 65

Tour: 30 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 8/11/1931

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Detective Sergeant John Penn succumbed to injuries suffered the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street at 11:45 pm. The collision caused him to strike his head on the windshield post and suffered a skull fracture.

Detective Sergeant Penn had served with the Bloomington Police Department for 30 years. He was survived by his wife and eight children.

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Detective Sergeant Penn's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-05-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
June 5, 2016


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