Motorcycle Officer Sherman Brooks Winder

Motorcycle Officer Sherman Brooks Winder

St. Joseph Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, September 13, 1940

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Sherman Brooks Winder

Motorcycle Officer Brooks Winder was killed while performing high-speed tests on a police motorcycle on the Belt Highway near Messanie Street.

His motorcycle began to experience wheel wobble while he was driving at about 75 mph. He was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered a skull fracture.

Officer Winder had served with the St. Joseph Police Department for 18 years.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

response driving

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

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

September 13, 2020

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