Park Policeman Ludwig Rudolph Skala

Park Policeman Ludwig Rudolph Skala

West Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, November 21, 1915

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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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