Patrolman Eugene L. Reid

Patrolman Eugene L. Reid

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, May 7, 1945

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Eugene L. Reid

Patrolman Eugene Reid was shot and killed as he intervened to assist an assault victim.

While on patrol, Patrolman Reid observed a man attacking a woman on the street. As Patrolman Reid rushed to the scene, the man displayed a gun and fired a shot. Although mortally wounded, Patrolman Reid returned fire hitting the suspect nine times killing him.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 5408

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace Officer Reid, your service and sacrifice is remembered.

Sgt. Jarrod L. Wilson / K9 Officer
West Virginia Division Of Corrections

May 7, 2013

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