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 Street and Clinton Street 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.

Patrolman Fryer served with the Chicago Police Department for less than two years.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 1 year, 8 months
  • Badge 752

Incident Details

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

arrest attempt

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