Patrolman Arthur D. Mutter

Patrolman Arthur D. Mutter

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, April 18, 1933

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Arthur D. Mutter

Patrolman Arthur D. Mutter was shot and killed during an armed robbery.

Officer Mutter observed three armed robbers inside a restaurant. One assailant was armed with a machine gun. Officer Mutter struggled with the three offenders attempting to gain control of the machine gun. In the altercation, one of the gunman fired two shots. Officer Mutter was struck and killed. The trio escaped.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1000

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Escaped

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Thanks be to God for brave CPD officers like my Grandfather-in-law Arthur D. Mutter who gave his life to protect the citizens of Chicago by fearlessly attempting to diffuse a robbery-in- progress when off-duty.

Timothy C. McClaughry, USAF civilian ret

February 19, 2021

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