Patrolman Lawrence Sullivan

Patrolman Lawrence Sullivan

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, April 14, 1925

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Lawrence Sullivan

Patrolman Lawrence Sullivan was shot and killed while questioning a suspicious subject at 116th Street and Indiana Avenue.

During his patrol, Patrolman Sullivan observed a suspicious man on the street. As Patrolman Sullivan stopped him for questioning, the offender produced a revolver and shot him several times. Other officers returned fire, killing the suspect.

Patrolman Sullivan was rushed to the hospital, where he died of his injuries the following day.

Patrolman Sullivan had served with the 9th district.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 5225

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, April 13, 1925
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Shot and killed

suspicious person

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Rest in peace Patrolman Sullivan. My birthday 34 years later.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 19, 2022

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