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SYLVAN E. DYKSTRA
Patrolman Dykstra was accidentally shot and killed by another officer at the department's booking window on July 18, 1953.
The officers were standing on opposite sides of the window discussing a case when the other officer's weapon discharged. The round struck Patrolman Dykstra in the head, killing him.
Patrolman Dykstra had served the Sioux City Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and child.
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