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Patrolman John Quinn | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

John Quinn

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, November 22, 1903

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2797

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1904

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Patrolman John Quinn was shot and killed when an offender resited arrest.

Patrolman Quinn was assigned to investigate several armed robberies and murders being perpetratd by known offenders. He was fatally wounded while the offender resisted arrest.

After Patrolman Quinn's killer was arrested, he snitched on his fellow gang members. When officers went to arrest them they became involved in a shootout and several other officers, including Patrolman Joseph Driscoll, were wounded. Patrolman Driscoll died of his wounds three days after being shot. The three suspects involved in Patrolman Driscoll's murder were apprehended later that day.

Patrolman Quinn's killer was hung on April 22, 1904.

Patrolman Quinn was assigned to the 41st Precinct.

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Patrolman Joseph D. Driscoll
Chicago Police Department, Illinois
End of Watch: Tuesday, December 1, 1903
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Quinn. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 30, 2012

 

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