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Patrolman John R. Officer | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

John R. Officer

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, April 13, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 700

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman John Officer was shot and killed as he interrupted an armed robbery in progress.

While on patrol, Patrolman John Officer investigated suspicious activity inside a shoe shop. Upon entry, he discovered three armed offenders robbing the patrons and clerks. A gun battle ensued and Patrolman Officer was fatally wounded.

Two of the suspects were apprehended and subsequently executed in October, 1934.

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GIBSON CO SHERIFF DEPT INDIANA
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