Officer Joseph Frank Sykes, Jr.

Officer Joseph Frank Sykes, Jr.

East Point Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, June 2, 1969

Joseph Frank Sykes, Jr.

Officer Sykes was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to another accident. A vehicle struck his motorcycle, causing a fatal head injury. Officer Sykes was not wearing a helmet as they were not required or considered a piece of safety equipment at the time.
Officer Sykes had been with the agency for three years.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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