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Chief of Police George Riehm | West Chicago Police Department, Illinois West Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Chief of Police

George Riehm

West Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, April 29, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 10 years

Badge # CHIEF

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

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Chief of Police George Riehm was shot and killed while investigating a burglary at a lumber yard.

The suspect was apprehended but committed suicide before charges could be brought against him.

Chief Riehm had served with the West Chicago Police Department for 10 years.

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Rest in Peace, Chief Riehm. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013

 

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