Patrolman George H. Helstern

Patrolman George H. Helstern

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, September 2, 1945

George H. Helstern

Patrolman George H. Helstern and his partner, Officer Charles Brady, approached a suspicious male on a corner. As the officers approached, the man drew a revolver and fired several shots.

Both Officer George Helstern and his partner, Officer Charles Bardy sustained fatal gunshot wounds in the encounter.

In December 1945 the killer was shot and killed by members of his own gang in fear that he would turn in other gang members.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1124

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Patrolman Helstern. Thanks for your commitment.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 25, 2014

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