Patrolman Thomas Dodsworth

Patrolman Thomas Dodsworth

Champaign Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, July 6, 1913

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Thomas Dodsworth

Patrolman Thomas Dodsworth was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two bootlegging suspects which resulted in one suspect being killed and the other being wounded.

Patrolman Dodsworth had served with the Champaign Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 707

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One killed, one wounded

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Patrolman Dodsworth's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 9-06-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

September 7, 2016

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