Trooper Sam Mangiamele

Trooper Sam Mangiamele

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, May 25, 1945

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Sam Mangiamele

Trooper Mangiamele succumbed to injuries received five days earlier when his police motorcycle went out of control on loose gravel at 11th Street and Field Boulevard in Chicago, Illinois. He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital where he remained until his death.

Trooper Mangiamele had served with the Illinois State Police for three years and was assigned to District 3. Trooper Mangiamele was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, May 20, 1945

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 25, 2015

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