Ind. deputy found dead in squad car

Sgt. Joseph Cox died after suffering a medical emergency while responding to a crash Sunday

Duty Death: Joseph Cox - [Allen County, Indiana]

End of Service: 02/12/2017


By PoliceOne Staff

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. – A deputy died after suffering a medical emergency while responding to a crash Sunday.

According to WANE, Sgt. Joseph Cox, a 19-year veteran officer, was found unconscious in his patrol car in the middle of a field and died at the scene.

Sgt. Joseph Cox. (Photo/Allen County Sheriff’s Department)
Sgt. Joseph Cox. (Photo/Allen County Sheriff’s Department)

Cox served in the Allen County Sheriff’s Department’s Confinement Division, Communications/Dispatch Center, Civil, Warrants, and Patrol Divisions. He was a member of the SWAT team, Honor Guard, and was a K-9 handler, according to the report.

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