Patrolman Dennis Wilson

Patrolman Dennis Wilson

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, April 10, 1920

Dennis Wilson

Patrolman Dennis Wilson was shot and killed after responding to the sounds of gunshots.

He rushed to the scene and learned that a gunman had fired at another man during a quarrel. Patrolman Wilson confronted the gunman and demanded his weapon. The man then fatally shot Patrolman Wilson before committing suicide.

Patrolman Wilson was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3511

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, April 9, 1920
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Officer Wilson's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 7-15-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

July 15, 2018

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