Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 5/9/1970
Suspect: Not available
Officer Bernard Bennett succumbed to gunshot wounds inflicted four days earlier when he was shot by a sniper while patrolling Oak Park.
He was shot with a high powered rifle and the round penetrated the roof of his patrol car and his helmet, before striking him in the head.
No one was ever convicted for his murder.