P-O- Henry Schnable #1062

P.O. Henry B. Schnable #1062

Name: Schnable, Henry
Star: 1062
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 005 Precinct (Stanton Avenue Station)
End of Watch: 01-Jul-1909
Incident Details: Police Officer Henry Schnable, 31, 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 he was injured and fatally wounded Officer Schnable when the officer approached him.

Officer Schnable was laid to rest in Oak Woods Cemetery.