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Patrolman Theophil Joseph Seyller | Peoria Police Department, Illinois Peoria Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Theophil Joseph Seyller

Peoria Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, November 3, 1894

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 9

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Arrested

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Patrolman Theophil Seyller was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a boy wanted for stealing a bicycle.

The boy's father shot Patrolman Seyller four times, killing him.

Patrolman Seyller had served with the Peoria Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and six children.

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Dear Patrolman Seyller,

I wish I had known you as the man you probably were or wanted to be.We love Peoria, IL and cherish your memory of dedication to you fellow man.Witness

Darrick Lohman
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May 9, 2016

 

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