Patrolman Melvin E. Brown

Patrolman Melvin E. Brown

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 1970

Melvin E. Brown

Patrolman Melvin E. Brown was shot and killed during an arrest of armed robbers.

Officer Brown observed three gunmen enter a lounge and announce a robbery. As the robbers ordered the patrons to place their hands on the bar, Officer Brown attempted to subdue one of the gunmen and disarm him. The gunman fired several shots, fatally wounding the officer.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 12360

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 2, 2015

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