Deputy Sheriff Joseph Henry Skrabek

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Henry Skrabek

Bureau County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, March 27, 1977

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Joseph Henry Skrabek

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Skrabek was killed on a rainy morning while on routine patrol when he and a 43-year-old driver of another car hit head-on. A 19-year-old female deputy with him was injured. The other driver as killed.

Deputy Skrabek had served with the Bureau County Sheriff's Department for six years.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff Skrabek's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 7-20-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

July 21, 2016

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