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Patrolman Michael J. McGough | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Michael J. McGough

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, December 7, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2982

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/1/1917

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Michael J. McGough was shot and killed in the process of arresting a thief.

While on patrol, Officer Mcgough apprehended a man stealing coal from a railroad yard. The thief resisted arrest and fired a revolver at Officer McGough. The wound proved fatal and Officer Mcgough died six days later.

Officer McGough was survived by his wife, daughter and son.

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Rest In Peace Brother. We honor and remember you on the 100th anniversary of your E.O.W.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
December 7, 2017


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