Sergeant Roger L. Beekman

Sergeant Roger L. Beekman

Union County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, September 20, 1979

Roger L. Beekman

Sergeant Beekman succumbed to injuries sustained in an on-duty automobile accident the previous day. He was responding to a burglar alarm when his patrol car was struck by a tractor trailer at the intersection of S.R. 42 and Industrial Parkway.

Sergeant Beekman had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 808

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 19, 1979

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Sgt. Beekman,
On today, the 33rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Union County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


U.S. Border Patrol

September 20, 2012

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