Auxiliary Officer Louis John Schuetz

Auxiliary Officer Louis John Schuetz

Lombard Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, July 30, 1933

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Louis John Schuetz

Auxiliary Officer Louis Schuetz was shot and killed by a suspect with a shotgun at approximately 1:45 am.

Officer Schuetz was in a restaurant when three men entered and attempted to rob the establishment. Officer Schuetz refused to put his hands up and began to reach for his pistol. As he did so one of the suspects opened fire with a shotgun, fatally wounding him. The suspects all fled and were never apprehended.

Auxiliary Officer Schuetz had served with the Lombard Police Department for 16 years and had previously served as chief of police.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Never apprehended


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Officer Schuetz,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lombard. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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July 30, 2023

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