Patrolman Edward Smith

Patrolman Edward Smith

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, August 4, 1907

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Edward Smith

Patrolman Edward Smith was shot and killed as he approached his residence. 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 Mauseleum in Chicago, Illinois.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 31

Incident Details

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

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Officer Smith's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 4-16-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

April 16, 2018

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