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Patrolman George Krum | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

George Krum

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, November 1, 1894

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1452

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/31/1894

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer George Krum responded to a disturbance at an apartment building during a Halloween party. While Officer Krum attempted to settle the dispute, a gunman stepped forward and fired a shot at the officer. Despite being shot three times, Officer Krum was able to return fire and kill his assailant. Officer Krum died from his wounds.

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Your service will never be forgotten, no matter how much time passes. God bless you.

E.T. Kevin Gardner
CPD
November 1, 2017

 

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