Park Policeman Ludwig Rudolph Skala

Park Policeman Ludwig Rudolph Skala

West Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, November 21, 1915

Ludwig Rudolph Skala

Park Policeman Ludwig Skala was killed in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Ashland Avenue.

The engine of his motorcycle seized up, causing him to be thrown to the ground. He suffered a fatal head injury as a result.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 11

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Skala's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 1-22-18 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

January 22, 2018

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