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Sheriff Jake Wiggers | Rock Island County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Rock Island County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Sheriff

Jake Wiggers

Rock Island County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, December 30, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Escaped from jail

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Sheriff Jake Wiggers was shot and killed in a shootout with two robbery suspects.

Both suspects were eventually apprehended. They escaped from the Aledo Jail on May 21, 1919.

Sheriff Wiggers had served with the Rock Island County Sheriff's Department for one year.

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Rest in Peace, Sheriff Wiggers. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013

 

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