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Sergeant John W. Griffin | Venice Police Department, Illinois Venice Police Department, Illinois

Sergeant

John W. Griffin

Venice Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, March 14, 1960

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 18 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Fall

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Sergeant John Griffin succumbed to injuries suffered when he slipped and fell on the front porch of the city hall.

Sergeant Griffin had gone to city hall to pickup his pay check prior to the start of his shift. As he opened the door he slipped and fell, fracturing his skull. He was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries four hours later.

Sergeant Griffin had served with the Venice Police Department for 18 years.

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Griffin. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013

 

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