Constable S. D. Diedrick

Constable S. D. Diedrick

Ullin Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, May 25, 1897

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S. D. Diedrick

Constable S.D. Diedrick succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained four days earlier after giving a warning to a group of men who were gambling.

One of the subjects opened fire on him. Despite being mortally wounded, Constable Diedrick returned fire and killed the subject.

Constable Diedrick was survived by his wife and three children. He is buried at Ullin Cemetery in Ullin, Illinois.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, May 21, 1897
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Constable Diedrick's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 1-4-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

January 4, 2018

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