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Detective Dewey L. Littleton | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Dewey L. Littleton

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 13, 1947

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: Not available

Badge # 6884

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Detective Dewey L. Littleton was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer during an arrest of a shooting suspect.

Detective Littleton responded to a call to arrest an offender wanted for shooting his wife. As Detective Littleton and fellow officers ascended the staircase, the offender opened fire. In the exchanges of gunfire between the police and the gunman, Detective Littleton was struck and mortally wounded by a shotgun blast by a fellow officer.

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Sitting here at the coffee shop listening to my Granddaddy Stanley Littleton talk about Uncle Dewey Littleton. What a great man. Thank you for your service Uncle Dewey. We got it from here.

Officer Jessica Kruse
Niece/Corsicana TX
December 27, 2016


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