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Deputy Sheriff Joseph Henry Skrabek | Bureau County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Bureau County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff

Joseph Henry Skrabek

Bureau County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, March 27, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Joseph Skrabek was killed on a rainy morning while on routine patrol when his cruiser was struck by a drunken driver.

Deputy Skrabek had served with the Bureau County Sheriff's Department for six years.

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Deputy Sheriff Skrabek's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 7-20-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
RPPD (IL)
July 21, 2016

 

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