Patrolman Henry Schnable

Patrolman Henry Schnable

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, July 1, 1909

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Henry Schnable

Patrolman Henry Schnable was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a burglar.

Patrolman Schnable encountered a burglar exiting a building in an alley behind 33rd Street. Patrolman Schnable ordered the man to stop however, he engaged Officer Schnable in a gun battle. Officer Schnable was mortally wounded.

The killer was arrested two weeks later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1062

Incident Details

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

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Officer Schnable's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 4-26-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

April 26, 2018

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