Park Police Officer Joseph Klocek

Park Police Officer Joseph Klocek

Chicago Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, October 8, 1935

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Joseph Klocek

Park Police Officer Joseph Klocek was assigned to motorcycle patrol. While covering his beat in Chicago's Holly Park, Officer Klocek was involved in an accident when his motorcycle hit a rough patch of road on 84th Street between Yates and Phillips Avenue. He sustained serious injuries which resulted in his death.

Officer Klocek was survived by his wife and daughter.

The Chicago Park District Police in the City of Chicago was disbanded in 1957. Remaining officers were transferred to the Chicago Police Department through an intergovernmental agreement. Fallen officers are currently honored on the memorial wall of the Chicago Police Department as Chicago Police Officers.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 400

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle

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Officer Klocek's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 2-20-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

February 20, 2018

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