Patrolman Henry McDowell

Patrolman Henry McDowell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, September 7, 1892

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.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

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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