Patrolman Patrick H. Doherty

Patrolman Patrick H. Doherty

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, August 10, 1922

Patrick H. Doherty

Patrolman Patrick H. Doherty was shot and killed during an armed robbery investigation.

Patrolman Doherty observed two male subjects identified in an earlier armed robbery. As Officer Doherty approached to investigate at 28th and State streets, the assailants grabbed the officer, gained control of his service revolver and shot Officer Doherty four times. Both suspects were later acquitted.

Patrolman Doherty was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

investigation, suspicious person

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Officer Doherty's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 8-29-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

August 30, 2018

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