Chief of Police Robert Worthel

Chief of Police Robert Worthel

Naperville Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, September 24, 1927

Robert Worthel

Chief Robert Worthel was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to the scene of an armed robbery.

He struck a motorist who turned in front of him at Washington and School streets.

Chief Worthel had served with the Naperville Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Chief Worthel's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 9-05-17 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

September 5, 2017

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