Constable George W. Bopp

Constable George W. Bopp

Christy Township Constable's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, December 26, 1889

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George W. Bopp

Constable George Bopp was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man wanted for bastardy.

The subject was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 20 years.

Constable Bopp was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, December 26, 1880
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 20 years

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Constable Bopp,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Christy Township.


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December 26, 2019

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