Trooper George E. Wheeler

Trooper George E. Wheeler

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, November 22, 1927

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George E. Wheeler

Trooper George Wheeler was killed in a motorcycle accident in Kankakee, Illinois.

Trooper Wheeler just picked up his new motorcycle with sidecar and left the headquarters. He lost control of and was thrown from the motorcycle, striking a tree. He suffered a fractured skull and succumbed to the injuries a short time later.

Trooper Wheeler was a 6 week veteran of the Illinois State Police; He was assigned to District 12. Trooper Wheeler is survived by his father and two sisters.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 1 month, 1 week
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Today, CC #122 of the Illinois State Police graduated. I'm sure you attended their graduation and I hope they realize how important this day really is in their young LE lives

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ISP District 15

November 22, 2013

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