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Patrolman George W. Thompson | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


George W. Thompson

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, November 14, 1925

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: 1 killed; 1 acquitted

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Patrolman George W. Thompson was shot to death at 11:00 P.M. in the 30th Street block between Dearborn and Federal Streets by one of two suspects he another another patrolman stopped to search.

One of the suspects drew a revolver and fatally wounded Patrolman Thompson. Patrolman Thompson's killer was shot and fatally wounded by another officer. The second subject was arrested and on November 16, 1925, held by the Coroner. On March 16, 1926, he was acquitted.

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

Officer 11169
April 27, 2012


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