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Patrolman Jesse Sneed | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Jesse Sneed

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 11, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/7/1928

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: 1 sentenced to life; 1 acquitted

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Patrolman Jessie Sneed died from a gunshot wound received at 12:45 a.m. on April 7, 1928 at the northwest corner of 31st Street and Vernon Avenue where he stopped two young men for questioning. One of them drew a revolver and shot Officer Sneed.

On September 28, 1928 one was acquitted. On November 26, 1928, the shooter was sentenced to life in Joliet Penitentiary.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Sneed. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 27, 2012

 

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