Patrolman Frederick M. Schmitz

Patrolman Frederick M. Schmitz

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, November 9, 1925

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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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Officer Schmitz's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 1-2-19 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

January 2, 2019

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