|Name:||Furst, Louis F.|
|Memorial Panel #:||#PANEL#|
|District / Unit:||Wabsh Avenue Station|
|End of Watch:||22 September 1934|
|Incident Details:||Police Officer Louis Furst, 44, was assigned to the Wabash Avenue Station.
On September 22, 1934, Officer Furst responded to a robbery-in-progress. The officers trapped James Franklin inside of a building located on the 5500 block of South Grove Avenue. Franklin opened fire on both officers fatally wounding them.
James Franklin, 21, was murdered a week later by another criminal.
Officer Furst was laid to rest in Carbondale, IL. He is survived by his wife and three children.