Patrolman William H. Stringfellow

Patrolman William H. Stringfellow

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, October 3, 1935

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William H. Stringfellow

Officer William Stringfellow was shot and killed during an armed robbery.

Officer Stringfellow was assigned to escort a Union Station restaurant cashier to the bank. Enroute, Officer Stringfellow was approached by two armed robbers. A gun battle ensued in which Officer Stringfellow suffered fatal gunshot wounds.

One suspect was apprehended in Chicago on January 16, 1936.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2272

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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It was an honor to read your name among the 567 heroes of the Chicago Police Department during last night's Candlelight Vigil at Gold Star Families and Memorial Park. Your service, and your family's sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Mark Hannan

September 18, 2013

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