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Sergeant Edward W. Marpool | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Sergeant

Edward W. Marpool

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 26, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 618

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sergeant Edward Marpool responded to a citizen complaint of two men with guns. Upon seeng two suspicious men near an alley, Sergeant Marpool approached to investigate. One of the men suddenly drew a revolver and fired, killing Sergeant Marpool.

Over 300 officers cordoned off a section of the city while searching for the suspects. The suspect subsequently was engaged in four different shootouts with officers; he was eventually shot and killed.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 94th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
January 5, 2014

 

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