|Name:||Batson, Paul A.|
|District / Unit:||014 District (Shakespeare)|
|End of Watch:||22-Dec-1962|
|Incident Details:||Police Officer Paul Batson, 38, was a 5-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 014 District.
On December 22, 1962, Officer Batson and his partner were in pursuit of a vehicle traveling in the wrong lane on Armitage Street. The driver stopped the vehicle and began running when Officer Batson apprehended him. While placing the officer under arrest Officer Batson suffered a fatal heart attack.
Officer Batson’s funeral mass was held at Santa Maria Addolorata Catholic Church and he was laid to rest in Mount Carmel Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; and children, Phyllis Ann, Philip, and Patricia. He was a WWII Marine Corps Raider.
Memorial Wall Ceremony
Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Gold Star Families Memorial and Park
Lt. Patrick McGann, Det. Nicholas Connelly, P.O. William Buck and P.O. Gary Gradle
will be added to the Memorial Wall. All are welcome to attend.
P.O. Paul A. Batson #10018
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