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Police Officer Dorelle C. Brandon | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer

Dorelle C. Brandon

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 25, 1984

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2684

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Acquitted

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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.

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Hey auntie i know you are smiling down on me right now. My dedication to you hopefully found a solution to following offices to make sure this will never happen again.... #LIFEMATTERS

Darnell M Cotton
February 19, 2017


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