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Patrolman Louis Cullotta | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Louis Cullotta

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, July 26, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 11801

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Committed

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Patrolman Louis Cullotta was killed while working a uniformed security detail. An assailant walked into the establishment, drew a revolver, and shot Officer Cullotta

Later investigation revealed that the gunman was seeking revenge against Officer Cullotta over an interrogation that had occurred 3 years earlier.

The suspect was found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed to a state mental facility.

Patrolman Cullotta had served with the agency for 9 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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