Sergeant Salvatore Genualdi

Sergeant Salvatore Genualdi

Streamwood Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, December 4, 1967

Salvatore Genualdi

Sergeant Salvatore Genualdi was struck and killed at a roadblock while attempting to stop a pursuit.

Sergeant Genualdi had responded to assist a neighboring agency in the pursuit and was standing next to his cruiser which had been parked in a roadblock position with the passenger side facing the oncoming pursuit. As the suspect neared the scene Sergeant Genualdi stepped from the patrol vehicle and attempted to wave the vehicle to a stop but was struck and pinned between the two vehicles. The suspect was apprehended at the scene.

Sergeant Genualdi had served with the Steamwood Police Department for seven years.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Arrested

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Sergeant Genualdi's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 12-30-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

December 30, 2017

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