Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: 15 years
Badge # 5540
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to 100 years
Patrolman Charles Pollard was found fatally shot behind an apartment building at 4038 W. 21st Street. Officer Pollard’s wallet was located nearby, empty of its contents. His service revolver and police identification were missing.
Officer Pollard's killer was arrested and convicted of murder and armed robbery. He was sentenced to 100 years in prison. A second offender was found guilty of a lesser charge and sentenced to prison.
Officer Pollard had served with the Chicago Police Department for 15 years and was assigned to the Marquette District. He was survived by his wife and six children.