Police Officer Austin L. Fitch

Police Officer Austin L. Fitch

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, November 24, 1914

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.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Officer Fitch's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 5-28-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

May 28, 2018

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