Patrolman Adam W. Fryer

Patrolman Adam W. Fryer

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, August 9, 1889

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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.


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  • Badge 752

Incident Details

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

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Officer Fryer's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-20-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

March 20, 2018

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