Patrolman George H. Helstern

Patrolman George H. Helstern

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, September 2, 1945

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George H. Helstern

Patrolman George H. Helstern and Patrolman Charles Brady were shot and killed as they approached a suspicious person at the corner of N. Clark Street and W. Lunt Avenue.

Both officers sustained fatal gunshot wounds in the encounter.

In December 1945 the killer was shot and killed by members of his own gang in fear that he would turn in other gang members.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1124

Incident Details

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

suspicious person

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 2, 2020

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