Patrolman William F. Penney

Patrolman William F. Penney

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, July 24, 1934

William F. Penney

Officer William Penney was fatally shot during an investigation.

While conducting an investigation, Officer Penney was attacked by a group of men. The offenders fled after the attack. When Officer Penney returned later to search for his attackers, he was fatally shot by one of the men.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 5365

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your professionalism in your continued looking for the bad guy is an indiction of your committment. The CPD will never forget your ultimate sacrifice.

Detective Thomas Downes
Chicago

July 27, 2012

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