Patrolman William J. Rosenstreter

Patrolman William J. Rosenstreter

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, November 6, 1914

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William J. Rosenstreter

Officer William Rosenstreter was shot and killed as he attempted to make an arrest.

Officer Rosenstreter, while investigating a disturbance at a drinking establishment, observed an intoxicated man smashing a glass door and attempting to enter. As Officer Rosenstreter detained him, the offender turned around, placed a revolver to the officer's neck and fired. Officer Rosenstreter died shortly after as a result of his injuries.

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  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3980

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Patrolman Rosenstreter.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 13, 2021

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