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


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash


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I wish I got to meet you uncle Ed. I think about you all the time.

Nikki cmar

February 27, 2023

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