Trooper Charles Joseph Deans

Trooper Charles Joseph Deans

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, August 8, 1944

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Charles Joseph Deans

Trooper Deans was killed in a motorcycle accident while transferring a motorcycle from Benton to Duquoin. The motorcycle experience mechanical problems on Route 14 near Christopher and caused him to lose control and strike a ditch.

Trooper Deans had served with the Illinois State Police for four years and was assigned to District 13. Trooper Deans was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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The Illinois State Police lives forever, and since you were an Illinois State Trooper YOU will live forever. You will never be forgotten. Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Trooper A.M. Unal
Illinois State Police

April 19, 2020

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