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Patrolman Melvin E. Brown | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Melvin E. Brown

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 2, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 12360

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Melvin E. Brown was shot and killed during an arrest of armed robbers.

Officer Brown observed three gunmen enter a lounge and announce a robbery. As the robbers ordered the patrons to place their hands on the bar, Officer Brown attempted to subdue one of the gunmen and disarm him. The gunman fired several shots, fatally wounding the officer.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 2, 2015

 

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