Police Officer Thomas Raymond Gesiorski

Police Officer Thomas Raymond Gesiorski

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, December 26, 1977

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Thomas Raymond Gesiorski

Police Officer Thomas Gesiorski suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a shots fired call.

Upon arriving at the scene, he and his partner carried the shooting victim down three flights of stairs and then transported him to St. Bernard Hospital in their patrol wagon. Officer Gesiorski collapsed inside the hospital's emergency room.

Officer Gesiorski had served with the Chicago Police Department for 21 years. He was a widower and was survived by two sons. One of his sons also served as a Chicago police officer.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

shots fired call

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As part of the Blue Courage program hosted by the Norte Dame College Police Department, South Euclid, Ohio, Thomas was remembered as part of the reflections portion of the training. We appreciate his sacrifice to his community and remember him today.

Chief Jeffrey Scott
Notre Dame College Police Dept.

July 8, 2015

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