Detective Dewey L. Littleton

Detective Dewey L. Littleton

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, August 13, 1947

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Dewey L. Littleton

Detective Dewey L. Littleton was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer during an arrest of a shooting suspect at 3247 Wentworth Avenue.

Detective Littleton responded to a call to arrest an offender wanted for shooting his wife. As Detective Littleton and fellow officers ascended the staircase, the offender opened fire. In the exchanges of gunfire between the police and the gunman, Detective Littleton was struck and mortally wounded by a shotgun blast by a fellow officer.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 6884

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

crossfire, domestic, shots fired call

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