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Patrolman John W. Grasser | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


John W. Grasser

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 15, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 7/8/1933

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Patrolman John Grasser succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on July 8th, 1933.

He was attempting to shoot a rabid dog when he accidentally shot himself in the foot. He never fully recovered from the wound and experienced complications and blood poisoning. He died in Holy Cross Hospital on February 15th, 1938.

Patrolman Grasser was survived by his wife wife, daughter, two sons, mother, and two sisters.

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