Patrolman Edward E. Dean

Patrolman Edward E. Dean

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, June 11, 1925

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Edward E. Dean

Patrolman Edward Dean was shot and killed during an armed robbery at 1244 Rosemont Avenue.

He was detailed to escort an employee of a motorcoach company with the company's payroll. Four masked gunmen, armed with shotguns, confronted them with the intention of robbing the citizen of the $10,000 payroll. Patrolman Dean prevented the robbery and ensured that no harm came to the citizen, but was shot to death in his confrontation with the masked armed robbers.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4480

Incident Details

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


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