Patrolman Joseph Raymond Jankovsky

Patrolman Joseph Raymond Jankovsky

Countryside Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, April 6, 1974

Joseph Raymond Jankovsky

Patrolman Joseph Jankovsky was struck and killed by a car while making a traffic stop on LaGrange Road.

The driver of the car that struck him was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless driving in connection with the incident, but did not serve any jail time as a result.

Patrolman Jankovsky had served with the Countryside Police Department for nine months. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge 33

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Officer Jankovsky's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 9-28-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

September 29, 2016

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