Trooper Robert Joseph Kolilis

Trooper Robert Joseph Kolilis

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, September 21, 1988

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Robert Joseph Kolilis

Trooper Kolilis was struck and killed by a pick-up truck while assisting a stranded motorist. A 16-year-old male was driving the truck and he did not see Trooper Kolilis standing in the roadway.

Trooper Kolilis had served with the Missouri State Highway Patrol for one year. He was survived by his wife and parents.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge 353

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Trooper Kollis,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Missouri. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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September 21, 2018

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