Police Officer Fred Eckles, Jr.

Police Officer Fred Eckles, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, January 17, 1984

Fred Eckles, Jr.

Police Officer Fred Eckles, Jr. was shot and killed serving a search warrant.

Officer Eckles was one of several officers assigned to execute a narcotics warrant. Officer Eckles and his partner announced their office and that they had a warrant.

There was no response and the officers forcibly entered the premises. Upon entry, a gun battle ensued with three armed offenders. Officer Eckles was shot several times during the exchange.

Officer Fred Eckles succumbed to his injuries a few hours later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 13561

Incident Details

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

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