Patrolman Ivan Belka

Patrolman Ivan Belka

Washington State Patrol, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, August 18, 1951

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Ivan Belka

Patrolman Ivan Belka was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver while returning to the station in Spokane. Another vehicle cut in front of him on Newport Highway and struck his patrol car on the left side.

Patrolman Belka was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

drunk driver

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 18, 2020

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