Patrolman Anthony J. Weiland

Patrolman Anthony J. Weiland

Blue Island Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, July 1, 1919

Anthony J. Weiland

Patrolman Anthony Weiland was shot and killed by a man he had ejected from a dance hall earlier in the evening.

After being ejected the man went home and obtained a revolver. He returned to the location, at the intersection of Burr Oak and Winchester avenues, and opened fire on Patrolman Weiland.

Patrolman Weiland and a 7-year-old boy were shot and killed by the suspect. Before dying, Patrolman Weiland shot and wounded his suspect.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, June 30, 1919
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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Officer Weiland's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-09-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
RPPD (IL)

June 9, 2016

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