Patrolman William R. King

Patrolman William R. King

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, May 25, 1920

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William R. King

Patrolman William R. King responded to a call of a man causing a disturbance on a street car. Upon arriving at the scene, Officer King arrested the trouble-maker from the streetcar. Shortly thereafter, as Patrolman King was calling for a wagon, the suspect pulled a revolver and shot him in the back. He was apprehended and identified by several witnesses.

Patrolman King was assigned to Precinct 3.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 417

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Arrested

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage and sacrifice. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 25, 2020

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