Policeman John G. Sweitz

Policeman John G. Sweitz

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, June 24, 1928

John G. Sweitz

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.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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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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