Patrolman Byron Wilkinson Porter

Patrolman Byron Wilkinson Porter

LaGrange Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, July 28, 1923

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Byron Wilkinson Porter

Patrolman Byron Porter was shot and killed when he interrupted a robbery at a local cleaners and dyers store.

The son of a former police chief was arrested in connection with the murder.

Patrolman Porter had served with the LaGrange Police Department for 30 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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Rest in peace Patrolman Porter.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 1, 2019

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