Sergeant Joe B. Champion

Sergeant Joe B. Champion

Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, July 15, 1936

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Joe B. Champion

Sergeant Joe Champion was killed in an automobile crash while on patrol in Middlesex Township, Butler County.

Another vehicle struck his patrol car. He succumbed to his injuries two days later.

Sergeant Champion had served with the U.S Marine Corps and with the Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol for almost 12 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Monday, July 13, 1936

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

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

July 15, 2020

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