Patrolman John Paul Jasper

Patrolman John Paul Jasper

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, September 11, 1964

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John Paul Jasper

Patrolman John Jasper was killed in a vehicle crash during a vehicle pursuit.

He was pursuing the vehicle southbound on Pulaski Road when his patrol car was struck by a westbound vehicle at W. 83rd Street and S. Pulaski Road. His patrol car swerved into a utility pole and burst into flames.

Patrolman Jasper was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He had served with the Chicago Police Department for 10 years and was assigned to the 8th District. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 6489
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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

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

September 11, 2020

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