Patrolman William A. Burgholzer, Jr.

Patrolman William A. Burgholzer, Jr.

Oswego Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, January 18, 1972

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William A. Burgholzer, Jr.

Patrolman William Burgholzer suffered a fatal heart attack while searching for several suspects who had just robbed a grocery store. He was assisting at a roadblock and had stopped a bus. As he began to search the bus he collapsed.

Patrolman Burgholzer had served with the Oswego Police Department for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 61
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 5

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest in peace Patrolman Burgholzer.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 25, 2019

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