Detective William E. Goles

Detective William E. Goles

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, January 19, 1947

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William E. Goles

Detective William Goles was accidentally shot and killed by his partner as they searched a darkened brewery for a burglary suspect.

Detective Goles had served with the Chicago Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 4576

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 19, 2018

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