Patrolman Donald Schodrof

Patrolman Donald Schodrof

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, January 20, 1947

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Donald Schodrof

Patrolman Donald Schodrof succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was involved in a motorcycle crash while pursuing a speeding vehicle on Western Avenue.

During the pursuit, another vehicle pulled in front of Patrolman Schodrof, causing him to strike a parked vehicle. The driver who pulled in front of him was arrested and charged with reckless driving.

Patrolman Schodrof had served with the Chicago Police Department for 4 years. He is survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 4382

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Sunday, January 19, 1947
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender Not available

motorcycle, vehicle pursuit

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Great- Grandpa,

It is sad that we were never in each others lives. I am sure we will hvae lots of stories to share in heaven. See you then.

Love, Your Great-Granddaughter

Officer Jennifer Stillo #236, Berwyn PD
Great Granddaughter

June 29, 2012

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