Detective Sergeant John E. "Jack" Penn

Detective Sergeant John E. "Jack" Penn

Bloomington Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, August 12, 1931

John E. "Jack" Penn

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.

Bio

  • Age 65
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Tuesday, August 11, 1931

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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
RPPD (IL)

June 5, 2016

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