Patrolman Herbert N. Hagberg

Patrolman Herbert N. Hagberg

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, May 31, 1929

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Herbert N. Hagberg

Patrolman Herbert N. Hagberg and Patrolman John Conley were shot and killed when they responded to a domestic disturbance at 2431 Thomas Street.

The assailant had just shot his wife and killed a citizen. When the officers arrived at the scene the gunman opened fire with a shotgun, killing both officers. A third officer was also wounded.

The killer fled to a nearby railroad yard where he committed suicide by jumping into the path of a train.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1028

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide


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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time can ever erase your memory and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

May 31, 2021

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