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Lieutenant John Cihak | Berwyn Police Department, Illinois Berwyn Police Department, Illinois


John Cihak

Berwyn Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, January 24, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # LT

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Lieutenant John Cihak was shot and killed by a disgruntled patrolman whom he had just instructed to contact a judge in reference to a bond for four prisoners. Without warning, the patrolman shot Lieutenant Cihak in the head twice.

Lieutenant Cihak was survived by his wife, daughter and four sons.

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Lieutenant Cihak's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 5-30-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
May 30, 2016


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