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Patrolman Joseph Raymond Jankovsky | Countryside Police Department, Illinois Countryside Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Joseph Raymond Jankovsky

Countryside Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, April 6, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 9 months

Badge # 33

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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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.

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Officer Jankovsky's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 9-28-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
RPPD (IL)
September 29, 2016

 

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