Special Officer Anthony Hampel

Special Officer Anthony Hampel

Grand Trunk Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, August 17, 1917

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Anthony Hampel

Special Officer Anthony Hampel was shot and killed in the Grand Trank Railroad yards near the old Ashburn Aviation Field in Chicago, Illinois.

An engineer on a passing train saw his body laying by the tracks holding his gun, which had not been fired. It is not known if any suspects were ever apprehended.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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


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While your assailants seem to have escaped any type of justice, they surely faced a higher justice at a later time. Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

August 17, 2020

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