Patrolman Patrick Madden

Patrolman Patrick Madden

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, November 20, 1932

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Patrick Madden

Patrolman Patrick Madden was shot and killed and his partner was seriously wounded as they arrested a man who had been shooting his gun in the roadway on Walton Street.

They located the man near the intersection of Walton Street and Hold Street (modern-day Greenview Avenue) and placed him under arrest. The man suddenly produced a pistol and shot both officers.

The 24-year-old suspect was apprehended, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 99 years. He was denied clemency in 1953.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3540

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Sentenced to 99 years


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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Madden. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

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