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Patrolman Edward Smith | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Edward Smith

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, August 4, 1907

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # 31

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Edward Smith was shot and killed as he approached his residence. Police believed he was shot as an act of revenge because of his work for the Chicago Police Department.

Patrolman Smith served with the 17th precinct and is buried at Rosehill Cemetery and Mauseleum in Chicago, Illinois.

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Your death is brought that being a police officer is always a danger, even off duty. It has been more than 106 years but the CPD will never forget.

Detective Thomas Downes
August 26, 2013


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