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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Officer Helko,
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 Detroit.


United States Border Patrol

September 24, 2018

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