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Policeman John G. Sweitz | Cook County Highway Police, Illinois Cook County Highway Police, Illinois


John G. Sweitz

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, June 24, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Policeman John Sweitz was killed in a motorcycle accident as he and his partner patrolled River Road.

As they attempted to catch up to a speeding car another vehicle crossed into his path at Bryn Mawr Avenue. His motorcycle collided with the vehicle and he was thrown into a ditch. He suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

Policeman Sweitz was survived by his wife and three small children.

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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
June 24, 2015


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