Deputy Sheriff Ronald Jerome Kalkes

Deputy Sheriff Ronald Jerome Kalkes

Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, November 28, 1973

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Ronald Jerome Kalkes

Deputy Sheriff Ronald Kalkes and Deputy Sheriff Richard Lura were killed when their patrol car was struck by a train as they responded to a call.

The collision occurred at the Zemble Street crossing in Chaska, Minnesota.

Deputy Kalkes had served with the Carver County Sheriff's Department for three years. He was survived by his father and sister.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 245

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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