Trooper Robert L. Fisher

Trooper Robert L. Fisher

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, April 24, 1929

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Robert L. Fisher

Trooper Robert Fisher was killed in a motorcycle accident on the Dixie Highway four miles south of Hoopeston.

He was following a bus across a bridge when an oncoming car sideswiped it before it collided with his motorcycle.

The driver of the offending vehicle was arrested and convicted of manslaughter.

Trooper Fisher had served with the Illinois State Police for five years and had previously served as a railroad police officer and a sheriff's deputy. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Trooper Fisher,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Illinois.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 24, 2019

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