Patrolman William F. Bunda

Patrolman William F. Bunda

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, April 7, 1924

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William F. Bunda

Patrolman William F. Bunda was shot and killed during an investigation.

While on patrol, Officer Bunda observed a citizen being chased by three men. He stopped the men and as he attempted to search them for concealed weapons, one assailant drew a revolver and fired. Officer Bunda was fatally wounded, but managed to wound one of the suspects.

One of the suspects was apprehended but acquitted; there are no records for the other two suspects.

Patrolman Bunda was assigned to the 2nd Precinct, 16th District, and was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3848

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One suspect was apprehended but acquitte

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William F. Bunda was my grandmother's brother. He won't be forgotten.

Janet Kohagen

May 5, 2021

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