Deputy Sheriff Craig Stephen Whisenand

Deputy Sheriff Craig Stephen Whisenand

Tazewell County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Craig Stephen Whisenand

Deputy Sheriff Craig Whisenand was killed in a single vehicle crash while responding to a domestic disturbance call in Armington at approximately 10:30 pm.

Dispatchers lost contact with him prior to his arrival to the call. Another deputy located the accident scene just before midnight at the intersection of Springfield Road and Tomm Road, in Delavan. Deputy Whisenand was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputy Whisenand had served with the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office for 15 years, first at the Tazewell County Jail and then as a Deputy. He is survived by his wife, two sons, daughter, parents, and sister.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 15 years, 3 months
  • Badge 6324

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Monday, August 10, 2015

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Deputy Sheriff Whisenand's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 1-4-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

January 4, 2018

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