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Patrolman William F. Penney | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


William F. Penney

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 24, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 5365

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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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.

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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
July 27, 2012


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