Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Austin L. Fitch

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, November 24, 1914

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Reflections for Police Officer Austin L. Fitch

We will be talking about Motorcycles crashes sustained by LEO's on our TV show on May 7th 2019, May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and will air live at 1900hrs on channel 21 in the Chicago area. You can stream it live at www.cantv.org/live anywhere in the world. God Bless the family of this Officer

Patrick J. Jones Retired Aux Lieutenant
Elmwood Park

May 3, 2019

Officer Fitch's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 5-28-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

May 28, 2018

Wow! What a shame to leave a wife and six children behind. Rest in peace Officer Fitch. Your honor and bravery will be duly noted. One reflection in over one-hundred years. I know the brave men and women wearing the checkerboard hats can do better. This brave soul was one of your own.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 23, 2018

Hi, I am writing on behalf of Nancy Ball, his granddaughter.

She had known he had died while riding a motorcycle in performance of his duties, but never received a gold star.

Her father, Austin Levi Fitch, was one of the 6 children Officer Fitch left behind.

He grew up to be a metallurgist and had 3 daughters. Due to his occupation, he was deemed important to the war effort and was not drafted in World War II.

Thank you for posting this memoriam page.

Sincerely,
Justice Carmon
for Nancy Ball [nee Fitch]

Rev. Justice Carmon
Friend of Granddaughter

April 5, 2018

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