Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 months
Badge # 33
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Patrolman Joseph Jankovsky was struck and killed by a car while making a traffic stop on LaGrange Road.
The driver of the car that struck him was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless driving in connection with the incident, but did not serve any jail time as a result.
Patrolman Jankovsky had served with the Countryside Police Department for nine months. He was survived by his wife and two children.