Patrolman George J. Sperakos

Patrolman George J. Sperakos

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, April 24, 1952

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George J. Sperakos

Patrolman George J. Sperakos was shot and killed when he intervened in a robbery in a tavern at 1807 W. Division Street.

He fired five times in an exchange of shots with two of the three subjects before he collapsed with a bullet wound to the head. His killers were never apprehended.

Patrolman Sperakos is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 669

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender At large

off duty, robbery

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 9, 2020

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