P.O. Henry B. Schnable #1062

Name: Schnable, Henry B.
Star: 1062
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: Stanton Avenue Station
End of Watch: 01-Jul-1909
Incident Details: Police Officer Henry Schnable was assigned to the Stanton Avenue Station.

On July 1, 1909, Officer Schnable was patrolling his beat when he encountered a burglar exiting a building on 34th Street and Wabash Avenue.  The officer ordered the offender to halt and then fired a warning shot.  The offender pretended to be injured and shot Officer Schnable as he approached him.

Officer Schnable was laid to rest in Oak Woods Cemetery.