Patrolman Frederick M. Schmitz

Patrolman Frederick M. Schmitz

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, November 9, 1925

Frederick M. Schmitz

Patrolman Frederick M. Schmitz was killed by a bomb which was thrown through the front window of his home in retaliation for his police work.

Patrolman Schmitz had served with the agency for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 1253

Incident Details

  • Cause Bomb
  • Weapon Explosives; Bomb
  • Offender Not available

at home

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Patrolman Schmitz,
On today, the 92nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 9, 2017

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