Sergeant Roger L. Beekman

Sergeant Roger L. Beekman

Union County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, September 20, 1979

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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.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 808

Incident Details

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

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Sgt. Beekman,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Union County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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September 20, 2019

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