Category: Fallen Heroes

P.O. Richard F. Gipson #3451

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Name: Gipson, Richard F Star: 3451 Memorial Panel #: 14 Rank: Police Officer District / Unit: 016 End of Watch: 04 February 1981 Incident Details: Police Officer Richard F. Gipson, 56, was a 24-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. On February 4, 1981, one day away from retirement,...

P.O. Robert Marousek #15453

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Name: Marousek, Robert Star: 15453 Memorial Panel #: 19 Rank: Police Officer District / Unit: 012 End of Watch: 28 February 1981 Incident Details: Robert Marousek, 35, was an 11-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 012 District. On February 28, 1981, Officer Marousek and his...

P.O. Jose M. Torres #13988

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Name: Torres, Jose M. Star: 13988 Memorial Panel #: 18 Rank: Police Officer District / Unit: 010 End of Watch: 21 August 1979 Incident Details: Police Officer Jose Torres, 35, was a 5-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 010 District. On August 5, 1979, Officer...

Captain Nicholas J. McNamara

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Name: McNamara, Nicholas, J. Star: 170 Memorial Panel #: 3 Rank: Captain District / Unit: Traffic Enforcement Section End of Watch: 09 May 1979 Incident Details: Captain McNamara died of a heart attack while in Arizona attending a police training program. McNamara was last seen alive the night before...

P.O. William P. Bosak #3319

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Name: Bosak, William P. Star: 3319 Memorial Panel #: 7 Rank: Police Officer District / Unit: 005 End of Watch: 03 March 1979 Incident Details: Police Officer William Bosak, 33, was assigned to the Kensington Station–Tactical Unit. On March 3, 1979, Officer William Bosak and his partner, Roger Van...

P.O. Roger Van Schaik #14299

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Name: Van Schaik, Roger Star: 14299 Memorial Panel #: 22 Rank: Police Officer District / Unit: 005 End of Watch: 03 March 1979 Incident Details: Police Officer Roger Van Schaik, 31, was assigned to the Kensington District–Tactical Unit. On March 3, 1979, Officer Roger Van Schaik, and his partner,...

P.O. James Days #6154

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Name: Days, James Star: 6154 Memorial Panel #: 1 Rank: Police Officer District / Unit: 021 End of Watch: 10 November 1978 Incident Details: Police Officer James Days, 52, was a 17-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 021 District. On November 10, 1978, Officer Days...

P.O. James Patrick Sweeney

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Name: Sweeney, James Patrick Star: Unknown Memorial Panel #: 14 Rank: Police Officer District / Unit: Unknown End of Watch: 28 October 1978 Incident Details: Police Officer James P. Sweeney was severely injured in the line of duty on May 13, 1968. Officer Sweeney was patrolling South Lake Shore...

Sergeant Anthony F. Janowski #1555

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Name: Janowski, Anthony F. Star: 1555 Memorial Panel #: 3 Rank: Sergeant District / Unit: Traffic – Area 006 End of Watch: 14 September 1978 Incident Details: Sergeant Anthony Janowski, was a 29-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to Traffic — Area 006. On September 14, 1978,...

P.O. James M. O’Connell #4142

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Name: O’Connell, James M. Star: 4142 Memorial Panel #: 10 Rank: Police Officer District / Unit: 019 End of Watch: 20 May 1978 Incident Details: On May 20, 1978, Officer O’Connell was fatally injured by an unruly prisoner that was being transported in a squadrol.
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