Police Officer John William Rolcik

Police Officer John William Rolcik

Cle Elum Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Wednesday, December 22, 1982

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John William Rolcik

Officer William Rolcik succumbed to injuries sustained in a fall when he responded to an animal complaint.

As he climbed the front stairs at the home, he slipped on ice and broke his hip. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center, where they waited for the swelling to go down before performing surgery. Shortly after the surgery, complications arose, and Officer Rolcik passed away.

Officer Rolcik was a United States Navy Korean War veteran.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Not available


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Officer Rolcik,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

December 22, 2022

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