Deputy Sheriff George R. Zorodney

Photo of Deputy Sheriff George R. Zorodney
End of Watch: Fri, Mar 14th, 1930
Date of Incident: Fri, Mar 14th, 1930
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident
Service Time: 1 year
Age: 38


His wife


Deputy George Zorodney was killed in a motorcycle accident while testing out a motorcycle for the newly-formed motor squad. He was driving the motorcycle between Crown Point and Cedar Lake when he crossed the center line and was struck by another vehicle head-on.

Deputy Zorodney had served with the Lake County Sheriff's Department for one year and had previously served as a police officer with the Minneapolis, Minnesota, Police Department. He was survived by his wife.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Lake County Sheriff's Department Patch
2293 North Main Street
Merrillville, Indiana 46410
(219) 755-3400


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