Patrolman Edward Duddles

Patrolman Edward Duddles

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, January 3, 1895

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Edward Duddles

Officer Edward Duddles was fatally shot by burglars at 297 Division Street when responding to the sound of screams. He discovered three men attacking a woman. Upon being discovered, one of the attackers was able to pull out a gun and shoot Officer Duddles.

The three suspects were sentenced to Joliet Penitentiary for life. One was paroled July 22, 1915.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2507

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Life sentence

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Officer Duddles's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-28-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

March 28, 2018

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