Patrolman John Stachnik

Patrolman John Stachnik

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, April 28, 1969

John Stachnik

Officer John Stachnik was killed in a motorcycle accident as he was driving southbound on Wabash. As he made a right turn onto 11th Street, the throttle of the 3-wheel motorcycle stuck. Officer Stachnik struck a street sign with his head as the motorcycle began to turn over. Officer Stachnik succumbed to his injuries following brain surgery.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Stachnik. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

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