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Patrolman Jerome M. McCauley | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Jerome M. McCauley

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, May 29, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # 6700

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Executed in 1936

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Officer Jerome McCauley was shot and killed during a high speed chase in pursuit of five men who had robbed a produce company. One of the suspects broke out the back glass of their car and shot Officer McCauley through the head with a rifle. Officer McCauley's partner was driving.

Two of the suspects were convicted of Officer McCauley's murder and executed in the electric chair on October 21, 1936.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

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May 29, 2015

 

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