Patrolman George Clausen

Patrolman George Clausen

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, April 13, 1918

George Clausen

Patrolman George Clausen was killed and another officer was wounded as they attempted to stop armed robbers. The officers located the armed robbers as they were committing a second robbery. A gun battle ensued and Officer Clausen was struck several times during the exchange. One robber was killed. Patrolman Clausen died as a result of his injuries.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3400

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One shot and killed

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I also wish to remember Officer George Clausen, on this 100th anniversary of his passing. His assailants are all long forgotten, but Officer Clausen is this day lauded for his service.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

April 13, 2018

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