Patrolman Edward Smith

Patrolman Edward Smith

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, August 4, 1907

Edward Smith

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.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 31

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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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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