P.O. Donald Schodrof #4382

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Name: Schodrof, Donald
Star: 4382
Memorial Panel #: #PANEL#
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: Motorcycle Division
End of Watch: 19 January 1947
Incident Details: Police Officer Donald Schodrof, 32, was a 4-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the Motorcycle Division.

On January 18, 1947, Officer Schodroff was in pursuit of a speeding vehicle when he swerved into a parked car to avoid striking a vehicle that had accidently cut him off. Officer Schodrof was transported to a local hospital where he died the next day.

The driver was charged with reckless driving.

He is survived by his wife and six children.