Patrolman Frank C. McGlynn

Patrolman Frank C. McGlynn

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, July 18, 1924

Frank C. McGlynn

Patrolman Frank C. McGlynn was shot and killed during an armed robbery as he provided an escort for armored car.

The killer was apprehended and convicted. He received a life sentenceand was paroled 65 years later, dying the following year.

Officer McGlynn was a six year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. His wife and son survived him.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 2229

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Officer McGlynn's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 10-5-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

October 5, 2018

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