Patrolman Frank J. Blazek

Patrolman Frank J. Blazek

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, April 29, 1926

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Frank J. Blazek

Officer Frank Blazek arrested an offender responsible for more than thirty-five armed robberies. As Officer Blazek was transporting the suspect to the station, the suspect suddenly attacked the officer. Following a struggle, the suspect gained control of the officer’s service weapon, shot once as he was fleeing and fatally struck the Officer Blazek. The suspect was apprehended two weeks later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4901

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Officer Blazek, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 23, 2019

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