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Patrolman Henry A. Mandleco | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Henry A. Mandleco

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 23, 1919

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1403

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/23/1919

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Suspect: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Henry A. Mandleco was shot and killed as he attempted to interview two men.

Patrolman Mandleco was on foot patrol on Troup Street when he observed two suspicious men in a truck containing stolen cargo. As Patrolman Mandleco approached to question them, one of the assailants produced a revolver and fired. Patrolman Mandleco died instantly.

The killer was convicted of Officer Mandleco's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Patrolman Mandleco was survived by his parents and brother. His brother also served as a Chicago policeman during the 1920s.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Mandleco. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11166
April 30, 2012

 

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