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Patrolman Maurice Marcusson | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Maurice Marcusson

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, January 23, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1865

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Sentenced to 199 years

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Officer Maurice Marcusson was inside a loan office when he was approached by a citizen. The complainant stated that three suspicisious men were in the corridor. Officer Marcusson approached the men, announced he was a police officer. As he began to question them, the three offenders drew revolvers and began firing. Officer Marcusson was able to return fire, but his wounds were fatal.

The suspect responsible for killing Officer Marcusson was convicted of his murder and sentenced to 199 years in prison on September 23, 1933.

Officer Marusson was survived by his wife and two children.

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God Bless you for your dedicated and brave service, never to be forgotten!

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Ret.Penns PO & State Investigator
January 23, 2014

 

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