Patrolman Jesse D. Hults

Patrolman Jesse D. Hults

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, September 26, 1929

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Jesse D. Hults

Patrolman Jesse D. Hults and his partner, Patrolman William Gallagher, died as a result of gunshot wounds they received while investigating a kidnapping. During the course of their investigation, the officers relocated to a hallway outside an apartment on the city's south side. When they demanded entry, they were met with a burst of gunfire.

The gunman who shot Officer Hults was shot and killed by another officer at the scene. Five other suspects were taken into custody at the scene.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3629

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 25, 1929
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace Patrolman Hults.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 17, 2021

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