Patrolman Michael Shaughnessy

Patrolman Michael Shaughnessy

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, May 22, 1904

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Michael Shaughnessy

Patrolman Michael Shaughnessy was killed during an escape attempt.

Patrolman Shaughnessy was one of three officers attacked by a mob attempting to free a prisoner at 493 Canal Street. One of the officers was knocked down, beaten and cut with a knife. This officer drew his service revolver and fired at his assailants. Officer Shaughnessy was mortally wounded by the bullet.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1475

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 21, 1904

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 22, 2018

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