Patrolman John Wren

Patrolman John Wren

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, March 5, 1910

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John Wren

Patrolman John Wren was approaching three suspicious men walking the streets in the early morning hours. When Officer Wren got near to the assailants, three three drew weapons and fired. The wounded officer was able to return fire.

Patrolman John Wren succumbed to his wounds the following day.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3987

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, March 4, 1910
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Wren's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 4-26-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

April 26, 2018

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