Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Sergeant Salvatore Genualdi was struck and killed at a roadblock while attempting to stop a pursuit.
Sergeant Genualdi had responded to assist a neighboring agency in the pursuit and was standing next to his cruiser which had been parked in a roadblock position with the passenger side facing the oncoming pursuit. As the suspect neared the scene Sergeant Genualdi stepped from the patrol vehicle and attempted to wave the vehicle to a stop but was struck and pinned between the two vehicles. The suspect was apprehended at the scene.
Sergeant Genualdi had served with the Steamwood Police Department for seven years.