Deputy Sheriff Clarence J. Bridwell

Deputy Sheriff Clarence J. Bridwell

McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, July 1, 1968

Clarence J. Bridwell

Deputy Clarence Bridwell was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to remove a fallen tree from the roadway.

Deputy Bridwell had served with the McHenry County Sheriff's Department for 14 months. He was single.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Deputy Sheriff Birdwell,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of McHenry County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 1, 2018

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