Chief Investigator Floyd Dean Freeman

Chief Investigator Floyd Dean Freeman

Rock Island County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, March 22, 1974

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Floyd Dean Freeman

Chief Investigator Floyd Freeman died of a heart attack after an altercation with a prisoner at the Rock Island County Jail.

He was transported to Rock Island Franciscan Hospital after at 3:10 pm and died later that evening.

Chief Investigator Freeman had served with the Rock Island County Sheriff's Department for 16 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

correctional Facility, prisoner custody

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Chief Investigator Freeman,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rock Island County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish t extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 22, 2024

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