Patrolman Henry McDowell

Patrolman Henry McDowell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, September 7, 1892

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Henry McDowell

Patrolmen Henry McDowell and John Powell were shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man in Garfield Park. The killer was also shot and killed.

Patrolman McDowell succumbed to his wounds the following day.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 6, 1892
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer McDowell's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-23-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

March 23, 2018

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