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Deputy Sheriff John Germano | Winnebago County Sheriff's Office, Illinois Winnebago County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff

John Germano

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, April 17, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Committed suicide

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Deputy John Germano was shot and killed when he and another deputy went to a home to serve a disorderly conduct warrant on an ex-convict.

The man met the deputies at the door and opened fire with a shotgun, fatally wounding Deputy Germano. The man then fled to a nearby field where he committed suicide.

Deputy Germano had served with the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office for four years.

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RIP Brother Germano, we will take it from here.

Deputy T. Reitz
OCSO
April 18, 2014

 

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