Patrolman James McDowell

Patrolman James McDowell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, October 3, 1889

James McDowell

Officer James McDowell responded to a tavern to assist a citizen. After talking to the citizen, he suddenly pulled a revolver and shot Officer McDowell. Though wounded, Officer McDowell was able to assist in subduing his assailaint. The wound sufferend by Officer McDowell proved to be fatal.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 763

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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

Officer 11169

April 30, 2012

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