Sergeant John J. Collins

Sergeant John J. Collins

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, February 7, 1984

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John J. Collins

Sergeant John Collins was killed in an automobile accident during a vehicle pursuit. The vehicle he was pursuing forced his patrol car into the rear of a parked truck.

Sergeant Collins had served with the agency for 27 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge 1006

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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I would love to know if this officer had any family living near Sanford NC in the early to mid 90's. The reason I ask; In 1994 I attended BLET at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford, NC. At graduation, I received an award for being the Class Sharpshooter. I received the Officer J.J. Collins Jr award. Doing my research, I was hoping Sgt. Collins was the person named for the award. If it is, it was an honor receiving an award bearing his name.

Sergeant E.T. Suttles
NCSHP

May 18, 2019

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