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Officer Charles E. DeBolt | Peoria Park District Police Department, Illinois Peoria Park District Police Department, Illinois


Charles E. DeBolt

Peoria Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, July 4, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Charles DeBolt was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding car at Grand View Drive Park.

Officer DeBolt was assigned to traffic duty in the park for the holiday weekend. He began to pursue a speeding vehicle but within moments, the motorcycle's front wheel began to slide on loose gravel and Officer DeBolt lost control and became airborne. Officer DeBolt was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officer DeBolt had served with the Peoria Park District Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife, 14-month-old daughter and 2-week-old daughter.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
July 13, 2015


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