Police Officer Dorelle C. Brandon

Police Officer Dorelle C. Brandon

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, January 25, 1984

Dorelle C. Brandon

Police Officer Dorelle Brandon was shot and killed while working in an undercover narcotics capacity. A situation presented itself in which Officer Brandon identified herself as a police officer and attempted to make an arrest.

When assisting units arrived, the officers were not able to reach Officer Brandon due to locked burglar bars. As Officer Brandon was struggling with the offender, an assisting officer fired one shot, mortally wounding Officer Brandon.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2684

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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WHAT A DAY!!! THIS NEVER GETS EASY.... A DAY FULL OF TEARS and SADNESS BUT ALSO HONOR AND PRIDE! IT ALWAYS AMAZES ME TO SEE AND MEET THOSE WHO WOULD HAVE WORKED BESIDE YOU DURING YOUR TIME AS A PO. AT TIMES IT BRINGS ME BACK TO TEAR BUT THEN AGAIN IT BRINGS ME HAPPINESS AND JOY TO KNOW HOW THEY THOUGHT SO POSITIVE OF YOU. THOSE MOSTLY RECALL YOUR SMILE AND YOUR TACTICS..

Tonya
Niece

September 6, 2018

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