Police Officer Bobby Junior Barrickman

Police Officer Bobby Junior Barrickman

Newton Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Sunday, September 30, 1979

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Bobby Junior Barrickman

Police Officer Bobby Barrickman was killed in an automobile crash while on patrol at 9 pm.

Another vehicle crossed over the center line and struck his patrol car head-on. Officer Barrickman succumbed to massive chest injuries.

Officer Barrickman was a United States Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran and served with the Newton Police Department for five years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 7
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

juvenile, routine driving, vehicle crash

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Passed your memorial sign while on the road. Looked you up. Thank you sir for your dedicated service to country and community. A hero remembered never dies.

G. Anne Birkholz
Mother of Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011 Fond du Lac PD

March 9, 2024

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