Patrolman Patrick J. McGovern

Patrolman Patrick J. McGovern

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, June 22, 1925

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Patrick J. McGovern

Officer Patrick McGovern was shot and killed when he was ambushed by armed robbers.

Officer McGovern was assigned to escort a theater employee carrying cash receipts to a bank. Officer McGovern was unaware that three armed offenders waited in a nearby parked automobile. As Officer McGovern and the citizen passed by, the offenders jumped from the car and opened fire. The brave officer died soon after of multiple gunshot wounds.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4336

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Officer McGovern's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 12-30-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

December 30, 2018

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