Patrolman Edward J. Mulvihill

Patrolman Edward J. Mulvihill

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, December 18, 1916

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Edward J. Mulvihill

Patrolman Edward J. Mulvihill was fatally shot behind 1041 Vernon Park Place.

He was attempting to intervene when he observed a man stalking a young woman. A foot chase ensued and the offender fired, striking Patrolman Mulvihill. The man then returned to the fallen officer and fired the fatal shot.

The gunman escaped and was never apprehended.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2432

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Case striken

suspicious person

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Officer Mulvihill's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-17-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

June 17, 2018

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