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Patrolman Patrick J. Redmond | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Patrick J. Redmond

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 9, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1583

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/9/1934

Weapon: Shotgun

Suspect: Not available

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Officer Patrick Redmond was shot and killed during an armed robbery.

Officer Redmond was assigned to guard a payroll exchange. Four offenders entered and announced a robbery. Two of the offenders were armed with shotguns. As Officer Redmond confronted the gunmen to place them under arrest, one offender fired. Officer Redmond was struck by the shotgun blast and died.

Three weeks later one of the four was shot and killed while attempting to rob a bank in South Holland, Illinois.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
May 9, 2012

 

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