Patrolman Adam W. Fryer

Patrolman Adam W. Fryer

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, August 9, 1889

Adam W. Fryer

Patrolman Adam W. Fryer was shot to death at Harrison and Clinton by two burglars. As the assailants fled, Officer Fryer was shot and killed.

Both assailants were sentenced to the Joliet Penitentiary for life. A new trial was granted and killers were acquitted.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 752

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 124th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 3, 2013

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