Patrolman Bruno H. Frederick

Patrolman Bruno H. Frederick

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, December 6, 1916

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Bruno H. Frederick

Patrolman Bruno H. Frederick was shot and killed by an unruly mob. When Officer Frederick tried to close a dance hall, near the Chicago Commons, a crowd attacked him. Officer Frederick was beaten and shot in the melee. He died as a result of his injuries.

A man was charged and convicted of Patrolman Frederick's murder. He was sentenced to 14 years in prison.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4813

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, December 1, 1916
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 14 years

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Patrolman Frederick, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 30, 2021

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