John Utlak

Patrolman John A. Utlak | Niles Police Department, Ohio

Victim: Officer John Utlak, 26

Murderers’ ages: 17 & 18

Death: December 8, 1982, Mineral Ridge, Ohio

Officer John Utlak was only 26 when his life was stolen by two teenaged drug informants. Officer Utlak had been with the Niles Police Department for five years and was assigned to an undercover investigation.  He was survived by his parents, two sisters, and step-parents.

Read more at the Officer Down Memorial Page.