Deputy Sheriff Edward M. Butko, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Edward M. Butko, Jr.

Allegheny County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, September 29, 1983

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Edward M. Butko, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Edward Butko was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car collided with a public transit bus on the Martin Luther King, Jr. East Busway.

Deputy Butko and his partner were transporting a prisoner to a court hearing when the accident occurred.

Deputy Butko served with the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office for eight years and was a veteran of the U.S Army Reserves.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash


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Rest In Peace always and know that your service and sacrifice are always remembered.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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