Patrolman John W. Simpson

Patrolman John W. Simpson

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, July 28, 1919

John W. Simpson

Patrolman John W. Simpson was shot and killed at the 31st Street Station during a race riot.

Patrolman Simpson was assigned to the 3rd Precinct and is buried at Lincoln Cemetery in Chicago, Illinois.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4774

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Unknown

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Officer Simpson's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 7-10-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

July 10, 2018

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