Policeman Earl F. Sturtevant

Policeman Earl F. Sturtevant

Shannon Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, June 23, 1932

Earl F. Sturtevant

Policeman Earl Sturtevant was shot and killed while on patrol on Main Street.

His body was discovered in his patrol car at approximately 5:20 am suffering from bruises around the head and neck and a gunshot wound to the abdomen. No suspects were ever identified.

Policeman Sturtevant was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Shannon Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Sturtevant's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 11-28-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

November 28, 2017

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