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Patrolman Robert Earl Sparks | Raleigh Police Department, North Carolina Raleigh Police Department, North Carolina

Patrolman

Robert Earl Sparks

Raleigh Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Friday, March 8, 1968

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 1 year, 3 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Not available

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Sparks was killed in a motorcycle accident while in pursuit of a speeding motorist. He lost control of the motorcycle while rounding a curve on Ridge Road.
Officer Sparks had been with the agency for 15 months and was survived by his wife.

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Patrolman Sparks,
On today, the 46th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Raleigh. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
March 8, 2014

 

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