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Patrolman Norval J. Wright | Peoria Police Department, Illinois Peoria Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Norval J. Wright

Peoria Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, September 17, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 6 years, 9 months

Badge # 472

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Norval Wright was killed in a motorcycle accident while en route from the police station to his patrol area. His motorcycle crashed when it struck a patch of gravel near North and Bigalow streets at approximately 3:00 pm.

Patrolman Wright had served with the Peoria Police Department for nearly seven years. He was survived by his wife, two children and parents.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Wright. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013

 

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