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Patrolman William Y. Bell | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

William Y. Bell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, February 6, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # 3565

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman William Y. Bell, while off-duty, assisted several police officers involved in the pursuit of a robbery suspect. He had robbed a grocery store of $1400. The gunman hid in a building and began firing at the officers. A fierce gun battle ensued and Officer Bell was mortally wounded. Police shot and killed the suspect.

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

Officer 11169
April 27, 2012

 

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