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Sergeant John P. Shine | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


John P. Shine

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 10, 1905

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # 44

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1906

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Sergeant John Shine responded to a call of a gunman terrorizing a neighborhood. The gunman killed one woman, wounded two men and ran through the streets brandishing a pistol. The offender then barricaded himself in his apartment. Sgt. Shine went to the apartment and demanded entry. The gunman fired through the door, striking the sergeant. Sgt. Shine died in the hospital two hours later.

The suspect was executed in 1906. Sergeant Shine is survived by his wife and daughter.

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Well after some research it turns out Sgt. Shine was my Great great Grandfather. Very proud.

Tim Drover
great grandson
January 10, 2014


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