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Patrolman Harry J. Redlich | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Harry J. Redlich

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, July 8, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 5406

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled in 1960

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Patrolman Harry Redlich was shot and killed during an arrest of an armed robbery offender.

Patrolman Redlich was directing traffic when a citizen informed him that an advertising agency was being robbed. Officer Redlich rushed to the scene and apprehended one of the robbers. While searching the offender for weapons, Officer Redlich was ambushed from behind by the second armed robber who fired five shots at the arresting officer. Officer Redlich's wounds were fatal.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Redlich's murder. He was paroled in 1960.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 15, 2015

 

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