Patrolman Dennis Fitzgerald

Patrolman Dennis Fitzgerald

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, January 20, 1904

Dennis Fitzgerald

Patrolman Dennis Fitzgerald observed two men creating a disturbance in the street. As Officer Fitzgerald confronted the offenders, they turned on the officer and began attacking him.

Officer Fitzgerald died of his injuries four months later.

Both suspects were arrested. One suspect was executed and the other received 14 years in prison.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 786

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 26, 1903
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Executed

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Rest in peace Denny, I too am a Dennis Fitzgerald in the next century doing the job. See you in heaven bud.

Bridgeton MO

February 13, 2013

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