Patrolman Theodore Van Zilen

Patrolman Theodore Van Zilen

Leonia Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, August 30, 1918

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Theodore Van Zilen

Patrolman Van Zilen was killed in an automobile accident while escorting the Chief of another agency to an address in the city of Leonia.
Patrolman Van Zilen had been with the agency for one year.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 30, 2020

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