Patrolman William I. McCann

Patrolman William I. McCann

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, September 16, 1930

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William I. McCann

Patrolman William McCann was shot and killed while responding to a burglary in progress call at 1134 W 111th Street.

In the confusion of the burglary, the frightened citizen mistook Patrolman McCann for the perpetrator and fired a shot, fatally wounding him.

Patrolman McCann was survived by his wife, two sons, father, and siblings.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 34

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

burglary

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 16, 2020

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