Deputy Sheriff George M. Warta, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff George M. Warta, Jr.

Bucks County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, September 22, 1986

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George M. Warta, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff George Warta and Deputy Sheriff Thomas Bateman were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a tractor-trailer on Street Road in Warrington Township.

They were returning to their patrol area after performing a prisoner transport when the crash occurred.

Deputy Warta was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 7

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 22, 2020

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