Patrolman Edward F. Smith

Patrolman Edward F. Smith

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, May 30, 1931

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Edward F. Smith

Patrolman Smith was shot and killed by a juvenile whom he had caught swimming in the John Marshal Highschool swimming pool after hours. The boy and two other boys he was swimming with were arrested and charged with his murder. The shooter, age 15, was sentenced to 18 years in prison.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 18 years

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Rest in peace Patrolman Smith.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 3, 2020

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