P.O. Melvin Cohen

Name: Cohen, Melvin
Star: Unknown
Memorial Panel #: 17
Rank: Police Officer
District / Unit: Traffic Enforcement Section
End of Watch: 07 December 1971
Incident Details: On December 7, 1971 Officer Cohen died of injuries he sustained while riding his three-wheel motorcycle. Officer Cohen was in pursuit of a speeding vehicle when he struck an elevated train pillar on the 4700 block of West Lake Street.

He is survived by his wife, Minnette, and children, Jodi Sue and Steven.