Investigator Louis Edward Jeska

Investigator Louis Edward Jeska

Eagan Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Monday, August 30, 1993

Louis Edward Jeska

Investigator Jeska was killed in an automobile accident when a dump truck ran a red light and struck his cruiser. The impact knocked both vehicles into a utility pole. Investigator Jeska was killed instantly upon impact.

Investigator Jeska had been with the agency for 21 years and was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons, both of whom are in law enforcement.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge 12

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Louis, you would be so proud of your sons that I had the privilege and honor to ride with this past May 2016. The bicycle ride from Florida to DC was long and hard. Your sons talked about you everyday and almost every mile (1140 miles). You did well and rest in peace, sir.

Bob Bates
Henrico P.D. (L.E.U.)

August 30, 2016

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