Patrolman Jesse Sneed

Patrolman Jesse Sneed

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, April 11, 1928

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Jesse Sneed

Patrolman Jessie Sneed died from a gunshot wound received at 12:45 a.m. on April 7, 1928 at the northwest corner of 31st Street and Vernon Avenue where he stopped two young men for questioning. One of them drew a revolver and shot Officer Sneed.

On September 28, 1928 one was acquitted. On November 26, 1928, the shooter was sentenced to life in Joliet Penitentiary.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 7, 1928
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender 1 sentenced to life; 1 acquitted

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Sneed. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

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