Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # 1701
Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber
Detective John Sczyrek was shot and killed in court by a suspect who was trying to keep him from testifying on an undercover assignment.
As Detective Sczyrek walked down the hallway of the courthouse the defendant's cousin opened fire with a .357 caliber handgun. The suspect attempted to flee but was apprehended a short distance away.
Detective Sczyrek was survived by his wife and daughter.