Patrolman Patrick J. Redmond

Patrolman Patrick J. Redmond

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, May 9, 1934

Patrick J. Redmond

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.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1583

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Patrick Joseph Redmond was my Grandfather a true hero I have a replica of his badge # 1583 sitting on my dresser. My son is Troy Patrick named after his greatgrandfather. He will never be forgotten as our family have become who we are partly because of who he was. Much love now and forever. Your granddaughter Leslie Ann Redmond Beyer

Leslie Beyer Redmond
Granddaughter

May 14, 2018

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