Lieutenant Patrick Joseph McGann, Jr.

Lieutenant Patrick Joseph McGann, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, July 13, 1977

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Patrick Joseph McGann, Jr.

Lieutenant Patrick McGann suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after responding to a burglary in progress call.

He had run to assist other officers in arrest four subjects who were located at the scene. He was found slumped over the steering wheel of his patrol car a short time later.

Lieutenant McGann had served with the Chicago Police Department for 25 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 385

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Lt. McGann,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 13, 2017

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