Trooper Robert Jefferson McDonald

Trooper Robert Jefferson McDonald

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, July 10, 1930

Robert Jefferson McDonald

Trooper Robert J. McDonald was killed in a motorcycle accident during a pursuit. Trooper McDonald's motorcycle sideswiped another car. He succumbed to his injuries while being transported to the hospital.

Trooper McDonald is a one year veteran of the Illinois State Police as well as a WWI veteran; He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Trooper McDonald,
On today, the 85th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as an LEO but for our Country as well when you served during WW I.


United States Border Patrol

July 10, 2015

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