Patrolman Robert Blajszczak
Summerville Police Department, South Carolina — Patrolman Robert Blajszczak died six days after suffering a heart attack while conducting a traffic stop on the 600 block of Main Street.
During the stop he began to suffer a medical emergency. A passing officer saw Patrolman Blajszczak in distress and immediately radioed for assistance. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained until passing away.
Patrolman Blajszczak had served with the Summerville Police Department for seven years and was assigned to the Traffic Division. He had previously served with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, Moncks Corner Police Department, and Edisto Beach Police Department.