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Police Officer Robert H. Perkins | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer

Robert H. Perkins

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, March 7, 1992

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # 16557

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer Robert Perkins was shot and killed as he was questioning a burglary suspect.

Officer Perkins observed an individual matching the description of a wanted burglar. As Officer Perkins questioned the suspect, the man resisted and a fierce struggle ensued. During the altercation, Officer Perkins suffered two gunshot wounds and died as a result of his injuries.

Officer Perkins' killer was apprehended and convicted. He received a life sentence.

Officer Perkins is survived by his three daughters.

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