Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

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

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

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.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 32 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection


Illinois Antique Emergency Vehicle Assn.
June 24, 2015


Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
All 2017 Deaths