Patrolman William F. Penney

Patrolman William F. Penney

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, July 24, 1934

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William F. Penney

Officer William Penney was fatally shot during an investigation.

While conducting an investigation, Officer Penney was attacked by a group of men. The offenders fled after the attack. When Officer Penney returned later to search for his attackers, he was fatally shot by one of the men.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 5365

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your professionalism in your continued looking for the bad guy is an indiction of your committment. The CPD will never forget your ultimate sacrifice.

Detective Thomas Downes

July 27, 2012

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