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Deputy Warden Henry Sims | Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Deputy Warden

Henry Sims

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, June 14, 1913

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 24 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Exposure

Incident Date: 6/8/1913

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Deputy Warden Henry Sims died as a result of exposure while chasing an escapee from the Joliet State Prison the previous week.

Deputy Warden Sims had served in law enforcement for a total of 24 years. He had previously served with the Chicago Police Department and Cook County State's Attorney's Office. Deputy Warden Sims was survived by two daughters.

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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
Texas
June 15, 2015

 

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