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Chief Cyrus E. Van Sickle | Illinois Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Illinois Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

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Cyrus E. Van Sickle

Illinois Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Friday, February 11, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Illinois

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Chief Watchman Cyrus Van Sickle was shot and killed in the Illinois Central Railroad yards near South Water Street, in Chicago, Illinois.

He confronted a man behind a warehouse in the freight yards near the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. During the encounter the two exchanged shots and both were fatally wounded.

Chief Watchman Van Sickle was survived by his wife and two children.

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Rip chief watchmen Cyrus you are not forgotten on this day thank you for your service

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February 11, 2017

 

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