Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 73
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Patrolman Tony Swartzlander was struck and killed by a vehicle containing two men wanted for armed robbery. Patrolman Swartzlander was attempting to set up a roadblock when he was stuck by the vehicle. The armed robbers had been pursued through three counties before running over Patrolman Swartzlander.
The suspects crashed their car after striking Patrolman Swartzlander and were apprehended at the scene. They were sentenced to prison and released after fulfilling their sentences.
Patrolman Swartzlander had served with the Bremen Police Department for five years.