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Patrolman James S. Corcoran | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

James S. Corcoran

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 25, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # 5044

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman James S. Corcoran was shot and killed during an armed robbery. Officer Corcoran resisted the offender and attempted to make an arrest. A struggle ensued in which the offender fired his revolver striking Officer Corcoran.

Nine weeks later the suspect was apprehended after one of two women arrested for disorderly conduct told police that the other woman's boyfriend shot Patrolman Corcoran.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Corcoran. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 27, 2012

 

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