Patrolman Joseph A. O'Connor

Patrolman Joseph A. O'Connor

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, November 4, 1917

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Joseph A. O'Connor

Officer Joseph O'Connor was shot and mortally wounded by a man he reprimanded for making insulting remarks to a woman he was walking with. Officer O'Connor managed to return fire mortally wounding the suspect. Both died in a hospital that night.


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  • Badge 3704

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer O'Connor's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-29-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

June 29, 2018

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