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Sheriff Robert Aldrich | Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Sheriff

Robert Aldrich

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, September 14, 1963

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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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.

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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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