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Patrolman S. Wellington McArthur

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, June 29, 1877

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Reflections for Patrolman S. Wellington McArthur

Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 29, 2020

Officer McArthur's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-1-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

March 1, 2018

Patrolman McArthur,
On today, the 139th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.


United States Border Patrol

June 29, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 135th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 10, 2012

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

Officer 11169

April 30, 2012

On this the 131st anniversary of your death your sacrifice and service are remembered.
Rest in peace as you patrol with St. Michael and all fallen
heroes in heaven.
Your story marks the passing of time, and it marks the sacrifice you gave.
The account of the incident reveals dedication to service and
it relays the tremendous loss to yourself and your family. The child you never new I am sure grew up to know about you.

June 30, 2008

While doing research into the early history of your Department, I was humbled, honored and privledged to have stumbled upon the story of your heroic death.

You are a true warrior and will never be forgotten.

Rick Barrett, DEA (retired)

Rick Barrett
DEA (retired)

January 19, 2006



November 22, 2005

Patrolman McArthur,
It has taken over 128 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.


November 21, 2005

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