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Patrolman Albert Race | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Albert Race

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, October 4, 1878

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 7

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Acquitted

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Officer Albert Race was shot and killed in front of Frieberg's Pawnshop, located at 494 State Street.

Officer Race observed a horse-drawn wagon filled with expensive merchandise. Two suspicious men sat in the wagon. When Officer Race approached the men in order to question them, one of the men produced a revolver and fired one shot. Officer Race was struck and died shortly afterward.

His killer was arrested and sentenced to death by hanging. A new trial was granted and the offender was acquitted.

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

Officer 11169
April 30, 2012


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