Sergeant Roger L. Beekman

Sergeant Roger L. Beekman

Union County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, September 20, 1979

Roger L. Beekman

Sergeant Beekman succumbed to injuries sustained in an on-duty automobile accident the previous day. He was responding to a burglar alarm when his patrol car was struck by a tractor trailer at the intersection of S.R. 42 and Industrial Parkway.

Sergeant Beekman had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 808

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 19, 1979

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Roger L. Beekman of the Union County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 62 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

September 20, 2018

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