Police Officer Peter Helko

Police Officer Peter Helko

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, September 24, 1928

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Peter Helko

Officer Helko was killed when his patrol car struck a light pole as he and his partner attempted to stop a car that was fleeing from them. Officer Helko's patrol car struck the pole as he attempted to turn a corner.

Officer Helko had served with the Detroit Police Department for 7 years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 885

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 24, 2020

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