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Deputy Sheriff John Mullen Sack | Peoria County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Peoria County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff

John Mullen Sack

Peoria County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, October 1, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 20 years

Badge # 134

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy John Sack was shot and killed while serving a warrant on a man for a code violation for not cutting his grass.

Deputy Sack told the man to get his ATM card so that he could post bail. As Deputy Sack exited the residence to wait for the man he was shot in the back. The suspect was shot and killed in the ensuing standoff.

Deputy Sack had served with the Peoria County Sheriff's Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife, son and two daughters.

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Deputy Sack's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 10-3-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police
October 3, 2017

 

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