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Patrolman Anton Zapolsky | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Anton Zapolsky

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, July 30, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 5369

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/27/1934

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Not available

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Officer Anton Zapolsky was shot and killed as he was in the process of arresting a car thief.

Officer Zapolsky and his partner observed an auto thief being chased by other officers. Officer Zapolsky and his partner apprehended the fleeing offender. Suddenly, the thief drew a revolver and shot Officer Zapolsky who died three days later from his wounds.

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Please know the CPD will never forget your ultimate sacrifice. Thanks to this web page we shall remember.

Detective Thomas Downes
Chicago
July 30, 2013

 

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