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Constable S. D. Diedrick | Ullin Police Department, Illinois Ullin Police Department, Illinois

Constable

S. D. Diedrick

Ullin Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 25, 1897

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/21/1897

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Constable S.D. Diedrick succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained four days earlier after giving a warning to a group of men who were gambling.

One of the subjects opened fire on him. Despite being mortally wounded, Constable Diedrick returned fire and killed the subject.

Constable Diedrick was survived by his wife and three children. He is buried at Ullin Cemetery in Ullin, Ohio.

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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
May 25, 2015

 

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