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Patrolman Arthur G. Abrams | Alorton Police Department, Illinois Alorton Police Department, Illinois


Arthur G. Abrams

Alorton Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, June 5, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 1 year, 7 months

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Arthur Abrams was accidentally shot and killed by his partner when they responded to a domestic disturbance involving an uncle and his nephew. As they struggled with the nephew his revolver discharged.

Patrolman Abrams had served with the Alorton Police Department for over 1-½ years and was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He was survived by his wife, six daughters and three sons.

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Officer Abrams' story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 4-14-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
April 14, 2016


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