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Patrolman Roscoe C. Johnston | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Roscoe C. Johnston

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 21, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 3227

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Officer Roscoe C. Johnston was fatally wounded by a shotgun blast during an armed robbery.

Officer Johnston observed three armed robbers enter the office of a bakery. As the offenders attempted to rob the bakery, Officer Johnston emerged. A gun battle ensued in which Officer Johnston was mortally wounded.

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

Officer 11169
April 27, 2012

 

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