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

Officer Stanley Lutke was shot and fatally wounded during an armed robbery.

Officer 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 at Officer Lutke. A gun battle ensued. When Officer Lutke pursued the offender, a second offender emerged and fired at the officer. Officer Lutke was struck and died as a result of his injuries. His killers remain at large.

Officer Lutke was survived by his wife and four children, the youngest who was three.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 6510

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

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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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