Patrolman David Boitano

Patrolman David Boitano

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, September 25, 1924

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David Boitano

Officer David Boitano was walking his beat when he observed a man running directly toward him and carrying an object in his hand. The man fired five gunshots, mortally wounding Officer Boitano. The murderer continued running down the street.

On December 22, 1928, the suspect was apprehended in Los Angeles, California. He had also shot and killed another man six days before he killed Officer Boitano.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3850

Incident Details

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

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Officer Boitan's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 11-1-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

November 1, 2018

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