Patrolman George F. Giovannoni

Patrolman George F. Giovannoni

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, October 19, 1929

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George F. Giovannoni

Patrolman George F. Giovannoni was assigned to locate a gunman who shot a police officer and threatened a female citizen.

Officer Giovannoni located the offender hiding in a backyard and confronted him. A gunfight ensued, and Officer Giovannoni sustained a fatal gunshot wound. As he collapsed he shot and killed the suspect.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1619

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Giovannoni. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

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