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 an armed robber. A gun battle ensued in which Officer Stringfellow suffered fatal gunshot wounds. The suspect fled the scene in a car with two other men.

Three suspects were apprehended, one on January 16, 1936. They were released due to a lack of evidence.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2272

Incident Details

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

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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