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Patrolman Sidney Sam, Jr. | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Sidney Sam, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 16, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 13524

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Sidney Sam was shot and killed when he was identified as an officer during a robbery while off duty.

He had just finished in his shift and was sitting in his personal car, still in uniform, when he was approached. He was shot and killed when he was identified as a police officer.

Patrolman Sidney had served with the Chicago Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Patrolman Sam, I met your daughter in Seattle at a NOBLE event.

Her life is a tribute to you, and she speaks of you and your service with great pride.

You are not forgotten.

C.O.P.S. National President 2014-2016
Concerns of Police Survivors
February 27, 2017

 

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