Patrolman Edward M. Smith

Patrolman Edward M. Smith

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, August 5, 1907

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Edward M. Smith

Patrolman Edward Smith was shot and killed as he approached his residence in the 600 block of Warren Avenue. Police believed he was shot as an act of revenge because of his work for the Chicago Police Department.

Patrolman Smith served with the 17th precinct and is buried at Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum in Chicago, Illinois.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge 31

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available


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Rest in peace always knowing that your service will never, ever be forgotten as no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 4, 2020

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