Constable George W. Bopp

Constable George W. Bopp

Christy Township Constable's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, December 26, 1889

George W. Bopp

Constable George Bopp was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man wanted for bastardy.

The subject was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 20 years.

Constable Bopp was survived by his wife and seven children.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, December 26, 1880
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 20 years

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Constable Bopp,
On today, the 127th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Christy Township.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol

December 26, 2016

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