Sheriff Robert Aldrich

Sheriff Robert Aldrich

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, September 14, 1963

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Robert Aldrich

Sheriff Robert Aldrich was killed in an automobile accident while en route to conduct a raid at a house of ill fame.

A vehicle being operated by a juvenile driver ran a stop sign and struck Sheriff Aldrich's car, killing him instantly. Sheriff Aldrich's wife, who was also traveling in the vehicle with him, was killed. The deputy who was driving the car was injured.

Sheriff Aldrich had served with the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department for six years. He was survived by his five children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 14, 2020

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