Police Officer Patrick J. Doud

Police Officer Patrick J. Doud

Cairo Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, March 21, 1907

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Patrick J. Doud

Police Officer Patrick Doud was stabbed to death while arrest a man for being drunk and disorderly.

The subject was arrested and charged with Officer Doud's murder. Three months later he was tried and acquitted. Cairo officers were devastated over the acquittal. Two resigned, as several more were expected to do the same.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Acquitted

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Officer Doud's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 7-25-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

July 25, 2016

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