Sheriff Robert Aldrich

Sheriff Robert Aldrich

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, September 14, 1963

Robert Aldrich

Sheriff Robert Aldrich was killed in an automobile accident while en route to conduct a raid at a house of ill fame.

A vehicle being operated by a juvenile driver ran a stop sign and struck Sheriff Aldrich's car, killing him instantly. Sheriff Aldrich's wife, who was also traveling in the vehicle with him, was killed. The deputy who was driving the car was injured.

Sheriff Aldrich had served with the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department for six years. He was survived by his five children.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Sheriff Aldrich's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 10-7-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

October 7, 2017

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