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Patrolman James McDowell | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

James McDowell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, October 3, 1889

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 763

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Not available

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Officer James McDowell responded to a tavern to assist a citizen. After talking to the citizen, he suddenly pulled a revolver and shot Officer McDowell. Though wounded, Officer McDowell was able to assist in subduing his assailaint. The wound sufferend by Officer McDowell proved to be fatal.

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

Officer 11169
April 30, 2012

 

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