Sergeant Kazimer Wistert

Sergeant Kazimer Wistert

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, June 7, 1927

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Kazimer Wistert

Sergeant Kazimer Wistert was fatally wounded pursuing an armed robber.

Sergeant Wistert was approached by a citizen who identified a man on the street who had committed a robbery. He followed the suspect into the hallway at 2204-06 Wilson Avenue. The armed offender suddenly turned around and fired a revolver, killing Sergent Wistert.

Sergeant Wistert served for 20 years and was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 247

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available


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The daughter of Casimir lived four houses north of us in the Beverly neighborhood. Officer Collins CPD lived next to us in Beverly. John Collins also lost his life while confronting a criminal. Never forgotten.

Albert E Linsenmeyer

August 9, 2021

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