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Patrolman Robert McAneney | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Robert McAneney

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, November 16, 1907

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1412

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Robert McAneney was shot and killed during a burglary.

Officer McAneney, who was still in uniform as he walked home from work, interrupted a burglary in progress at 63rd Street and Wentworth Avenue. He was shot as he began to question the felon.

The killer remained unidentifed until May 1909 when he confessed to the murder while in the Joliet Penitentiary for unrelated crimes.

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Patrolman McAneney,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
November 16, 2017

 

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