Deputy Joseph J. Wachowiak

Deputy Joseph J. Wachowiak

Erie County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Thursday, November 4, 1948

Joseph J. Wachowiak

Deputy Joseph Wachowiak was killed after being struck on the head and beaten with a broken mop handle during a jail escape involving five inmates. The leader was captured and charged with First Degree Murder.

Deputy Wachowiak was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Charged with muder

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I said a little prayer today for Deputy Wachowiak and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

November 3, 2015

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