HONOR | Fallen Heroes


Officer Rank: Deputy Sheriff

Department: Sangamon County, Illinois, S.O.

End of Watch: 01/02/1951

Cause: Auto

Age: 62

Length of Service: 15

Deputy Sheriff Sloan was killed in an automobile crash when his patrol car collided with the rear of a semi-trailer as the truck was turning off of the highway. Deputy Sloan was en route to the state hospital with a patient, the father of the patient, and a second deputy. Deputy Sloan was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The passengers in the patrol car sustained slight injuries.




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