Patrolman Patrick Fenton

Patrolman Patrick Fenton

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, February 27, 1898

Patrick Fenton

Officer Patrick Fenton and his partner responded to a disturbance created by a distressed man. The subject was armed with a revolver and threatened to kill his landlady as well as members of his family. Officer Fenton entered the man’s apartment. The assailant fired several times mortally wounding Officer Fenton.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 1169

Incident Details

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

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Officer Fenton's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-29-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

March 29, 2018

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