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Patrolman Blanton W. Sutton | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Blanton W. Sutton

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, June 4, 1923

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: Not available

Badge # 5275

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Blanton Sutton was shot and killed as he was searching a suspect for weapons.

Patrolman Sutton observed a suspicious man inside a pool hall. Patrolman Sutton confronted the man, questioned him, and began to search him for concealed weapons. Suddenly, the offender produced a revolver and fired at Patrolman Sutton. Patrolman Sutton was struck and fatally wounded.

The suspect committed suicide before conviction.

Patrolman Sutton had served in District 021.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 4, 2015


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