Police Officer Robin G. Vogel

Police Officer Robin G. Vogel

Decatur Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, October 3, 2005

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Robin G. Vogel

Police Officer Robin Vogel succumbed to injuries suffered two days earlier in an automobile crash at the intersection of E Pershing Road and N Main Street.

Officer Vogel was on patrol when her squad car was broadsided by a drunk driver of a vehicle that ran a red light at a high rate of speed at 4:00 am.

The driver had a blood-alcohol content over twice the legal limit and was killed instantly. Officer Vogel was transported to a local hospital and then transferred to a trauma center where she died two days later.

Officer Vogel had served with the Decatur Police Department for seven years. She is survived by her son, parents, and two sisters.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 247

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 1, 2005
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in crash

Impaired Driver, routine driving

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