Policeman John G. Sweitz

Policeman John G. Sweitz

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, June 24, 1928

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John G. Sweitz

Policeman John Sweitz was killed in a motorcycle accident as he and his partner patrolled River Road.

As they attempted to catch up to a speeding car another vehicle crossed into his path at Bryn Mawr Avenue. His motorcycle collided with the vehicle and he was thrown into a ditch. He suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

Policeman Sweitz was survived by his wife and three small children.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice is one that will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 24, 2020

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