Patrolman Jessie J. Brown

Patrolman Jessie J. Brown

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, February 11, 1975

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Jessie J. Brown

Patrolman Jessie J. Brown was shot and killed trying to disarm a gunman at an apartment building at 8906 South Brandon Avenue.

Patrolman Brown responded to a call about a subject armed with a shotgun. He found a man brandishing a shotgun and a revolver, threatening to kill several people in a domestic dispute. During a struggle between Officer Brown, the gunman and assisting officers, an officer’s gun discharged, fatally striking Officer Brown.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 10329

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

crossfire, domestic, weapons violation

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 11, 2021

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