Patrolman Jerome M. McCauley

Patrolman Jerome M. McCauley

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, May 29, 1936

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Jerome M. McCauley

Officer Jerome McCauley was shot and killed during a high speed chase in pursuit of five men who had robbed a produce company. One of the suspects broke out the back glass of their car and shot Officer McCauley through the head with a rifle. Officer McCauley's partner was driving.

Two of the suspects were convicted of Officer McCauley's murder and executed in the electric chair on October 21, 1936.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 6700

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Executed in 1936

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

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