Patrolman Frank Williams

Patrolman Frank Williams

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, March 27, 1891

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Frank Williams

Patrolman Frank Williams died as the result of blood poisoning, which he contracted when he injured his knee while chasing a suspected thief 10 days earlier.

He was chasing the subject through a dark alley when he injured his leg.

Patrolman Williams served with the Chicago Police Department for less than three years. He was assigned to the Thirty-Fifth Street Station and is buried at Saint James at Sag Bridge Church Cemetery in Sag Bridge, Illinois. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 2 years, 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 17, 1891

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Officer Williams's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-20-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

March 20, 2018

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