Police Officer Dorelle C. Brandon

Police Officer Dorelle C. Brandon

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, January 25, 1984

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Dorelle C. Brandon

Police Officer Dorelle Brandon was shot and killed while working in an undercover narcotics capacity.

A situation presented itself in which Officer Brandon identified herself as a police officer and attempted to make an arrest.

When assisting units arrived at 10742 South Calumet Avenue, the officers were not able to reach Officer Brandon due to locked burglar bars. As Officer Brandon was struggling with the offender, an assisting officer fired one shot, mortally wounding Officer Brandon.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2684

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

narcotics, crossfire, undercover

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I knew the family, her husband who was also a police officer. Many years have passed yet I still remember her. A hero.

Martha Dixon

September 28, 2020

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