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Trooper Ray Embree | Illinois State Police, Illinois Illinois State Police, Illinois


Ray Embree

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, October 15, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 10 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

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Trooper Embree was killed in an automobile accident while returning to the district headquarters in Springfield. He and a Secretary of State employee were returning from Chicago after delivering documents for the Governor. For unknown reasons Trooper Embree's automobile swerved into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer. Trooper Embree was transported to Normal Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. His passenger did not receive any injuries.

Trooper Embree had served with the Illinois State Police for ten months and was assigned to District 9. Trooper Embree was survived by his wife and child.

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Rest in Peace, Trooper Embree. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
November 21, 2012


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