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Patrolman Michael A. Madigan | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Michael A. Madigan

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, June 18, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 5347

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Shot and wounded

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Officer Michael Madigan was shot and killed during an inspection of a soft drink parlor.

Officer Madigan was conducting a liquor inspection inside a soft drink parlor during the days of Prohibition. As Officer Madigan searched for illegal alcohol in a cupboard behind the bar, the bartender pulled out a revolver and fired. Officer Madigan's partner returned fire wounding the bartender. Officer Madigan was seriously wounded and died later in a hospital.

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