Police Officer William H. Pottker

Police Officer William H. Pottker

Oak Park Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, July 4, 1919

William H. Pottker

Officer William Pottker was struck and killed while directing traffic at the scene of a previous traffic accident on Washington Boulevard near Lombard Avenue.

Officer Pottker had served with the Oak Park Police Department for 25 years. He was buried in Wheaton Cemetery.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 307

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Officer Pottker's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 9-18-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

September 18, 2017

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