Deputy Sheriff George R. Zorodney

Deputy Sheriff George R. Zorodney

Lake County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, March 14, 1930

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George R. Zorodney

Deputy George Zorodney was killed in a motorcycle accident while testing out a motorcycle for the newly-formed motor squad. He was driving the motorcycle between Crown Point and Cedar Lake when he crossed the center line and was struck by another vehicle head-on.

Deputy Zorodney had served with the Lake County Sheriff's Department for one year and had previously served as a police officer with the Minneapolis, Minnesota, Police Department. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Deputy Sheriff Zorodney,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lake County.


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March 14, 2020

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