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.

Officer Brown responded to a call of a “man 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
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Patrolman Brown.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 3, 2019

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