Police Officer Austin L. Fitch

Police Officer Austin L. Fitch

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, November 24, 1914

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Austin L. Fitch

Police Officer Austin Fitch succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle crash while on patrol.

He crashed into a pedestrian after swerving to avoid debris in the roadway in front of 4358 Honore Street. He suffered a fractured skull in the crash.

Officer Fitch had served with the Chicago Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, November 16, 1914

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We will be talking about Motorcycles crashes sustained by LEO's on our TV show on May 7th 2019, May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and will air live at 1900hrs on channel 21 in the Chicago area. You can stream it live at www.cantv.org/live anywhere in the world. God Bless the family of this Officer

Patrick J. Jones Retired Aux Lieutenant
Elmwood Park

May 3, 2019

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