Trooper Forrest Ferrell Spencer

Trooper Forrest Ferrell Spencer

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, October 27, 1946

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Forrest Ferrell Spencer

Trooper Forrest Spencer was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating an accident near Olmstead, Illinois.

Trooper Spencer was standing on the side of the road when a vehicle smashed into a crowd, killing him and three bystanders.

The driver was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Trooper Spencer was an 18 month veteran of the Illinois State Police; He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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The Illinois State Police lives forever, and since you were an Illinois State Trooper YOU will live forever. You will never be forgotten. Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Trooper A.M. Unal
Illinois State Police

April 19, 2020

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