Patrolman Roscoe C. Johnston

Patrolman Roscoe C. Johnston

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, March 21, 1933

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Roscoe C. Johnston

Officer Roscoe C. Johnston was fatally wounded by a shotgun blast during an armed robbery.

Officer Johnston observed three armed robbers enter the office of a bakery. As the offenders attempted to rob the bakery, Officer Johnston emerged. A gun battle ensued in which Officer Johnston was mortally wounded. The suspects escaped.


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  • Badge 3227

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Escaped

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Rest in peace Patrolman Johnston.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 12, 2020

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