Patrolman Gerald D. Pickett

Patrolman Gerald D. Pickett

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Thursday, September 24, 1925

Gerald D. Pickett

Patrolman Gerald Pickett was killed in a motorcycle accident while on routine patrol. As he approahced an intersection, a sand truck turned directly in front of him. Patrolman Pickett struck the truck and sustained severe head and internal injuries. He succumbed to his injuries later in the evening.

Patrolman Pickett had served with the Des Moines Police Department for two years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 228

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Pickett. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 26, 2013

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