Author: 100 Club of Chicago

Police Officer Clifton Lewis was shot and killed while attempting to take action during a robbery at a grocery store on North Austin Boulevard. He was working an overtime security detail at the store, which had been robbed several weeks earlier, when two male subjects entered...

Officer Paul Nauden suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting an undercover narcotics buy as part of a large narcotics investigation. While on scene he informed other undercover officers that he did not feel well and could not complete the transaction. He left the scene in...

On January 15, 2011, Chicago Lieutenant Patrick Hannon was found unresponsive at his firehouse and later died in the hospital due to natural causes. Hannon, 51, was working at Truck 8 at 2528 S. Throop Street at the time (4th District, 15th Battalion). Lt. Patrick B....

Corey D. Ankum was the youngest of four children born to Johnnie and Marie Ankum, on September 26, 1976, in Chicago. He graduated from Charles H. Wacker Elementary School in 1990 and attended Thornton Fractional High School, graduating in 1994. In high school, Corey developed...

Officer Michael Flisk was shot and killed while processing the scene of a vehicle burglary inside an alley garage at 1:30 pm in the 8100 block of South Burnham Avenue. The burglary victim, a retired Chicago Housing Authority police officer, former Robbins police officer and US...

Officer Michael Bailey was shot and killed while attempting to take action in an attempted armed robbery in front of his South Side home at approximately 6:20 am. Officer Bailey had just returned home from his shift on a mayoral protection detail, and was still in...

Officer Thor Soderberg was shot and killed in an apparent robbery attempt at about 3:45 pm near 61st Street and Racine Avenue. Officer Soderberg was returning to his vehicle at the end of his shift when he struggled with a male subject who approached from behind...

Sergeant Alan Haymaker was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a burglary-in-progress call shortly before 5:15 am. His patrol car hit a patch of ice on the roadway, jumped the curb and struck a light pole, then a tree, while traveling southbound on...

Police Officer Alejandro “Alex” Valadez, 27, was a 3-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 007 District. Shortly after midnight, on June 1, 2009, Officer Valadez and his partner, Officer Thomas Vargas, responded to a shots fired call.  When the officers arrived at...