Patrolman Stanley J. Lutke

Patrolman Stanley J. Lutke

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, April 30, 1933

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Stanley J. Lutke

Patrolman Stanley Lutke was shot and fatally wounded during an armed robbery at 5018 North Broadway Avenue.

Patrolman Lutke, while on foot patrol, observed a disturbance in a store. As he ran to investigate, an armed robber emerged from the store and began firing his weapon and prompting a gun battle.

When Patrolman Lutke pursued the offender, a second offender emerged and fired at him, fatally wounding him. The subjects were never apprehended.

Patrolman Lutke was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 6510

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended


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It has been 79 years but your ultimate sacrifice shall not be forgotten by the CPD. Thank you for your service.

Detective Thomas Downes

May 6, 2012

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