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Patrolman William R. King | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

William R. King

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 25, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: Not available

Badge # 417

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman William R. King responded to a call of a man causing a disturbance on a street car. Upon arriving at the scene, Officer King removed the trouble-maker from the streetcar. Shortly thereafter, the assailant approached Officer King from behind and fired a fatal shot at the officer.

Patrolman King was assigned to Precinct 3.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 25, 2015

 

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