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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Got the chance today to hold up Officer Brandon picture today in the St Jude Memorial March. It was an very honoring moment for me being an African American and seeing the reaction on Officers face as they pass by and saw Officer Brandon picture. I will never forget this day I’m proud to have become an Police Officer March 2018. After holding her picture all morning I got the chance to do some research on Officer Brandon she is now my Hero and idol. Thanks for your service and my condolences to your family

Damien Enoch probationar Police Recuit
Chicago Police 2018

May 6, 2018

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