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Patrolman William H. Stringfellow | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

William H. Stringfellow

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, October 3, 1935

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2272

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer William Stringfellow was shot and killed during an armed robbery.

Officer Stringfellow was assigned to escort a Union Station restaurant cashier to the bank. Enroute, Officer Stringfellow was approached by two armed robbers. A gun battle ensued in which Officer Stringfellow suffered fatal gunshot wounds.

One suspect was apprehended in Chicago on January 16, 1936.

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It was an honor to read your name among the 567 heroes of the Chicago Police Department during last night's Candlelight Vigil at Gold Star Families and Memorial Park. Your service, and your family's sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Mark Hannan
IL COPS
September 18, 2013

 

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