Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Patrolman James Alfano, Jr. | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

James Alfano, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, August 16, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 4707

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 8/14/1970

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Patrolman James Alfano was shot and killed while investigating a report of a gang fight that was about to take place. He was driving through an alley but was blocked by an obstruction in the roadway. As his vehicle was stopped a sniper opened fire on him, fatally wounding him. Two suspects were later taken into custody.

Patrolman Alfano had served with the Chicago Police Department for nine years and was assigned to the Gang Investigation Section. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 61 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

I was stationed at Fort Sheridan and answered the call for blood donations since we were both AB+. Very sad.

Staff Sergeant Rose Runge (retired)
Stationed at Fort Sheridan, IL
February 13, 2017

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths