Chief of Police Robert Worthel

Chief of Police Robert Worthel

Naperville Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, September 24, 1927

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Robert Worthel

Chief of Police Robert Worthel was killed in a motorcycle crash while responding to the scene of an armed robbery.

He struck a motorist who turned in front of him at the intersection of Washington Street and School Street.

Chief Worthel had served with the Naperville Police Department for five months. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

emergency response, robbery

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

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

September 24, 2020

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