Patrolman George Krum

Patrolman George Krum

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, November 1, 1894

George Krum

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.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1452

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 31, 1894
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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

E.T. Kevin Gardner

November 1, 2017

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