Author: 100 Club of Chicago

Deputy Alfred Brown succumbed to injuries suffered five days earlier after being struck in the head as he was arresting a man for disorderly conduct in the Cook County 6th District Courthouse in Markham. During the arrest, the suspect began resisting and gave Deputy Brown a...

Officer John J. Lyons was killed when the squad car he was driving struck a tree. The accident occurred at 3:14 a.m. in the 3400 block of North Kimball. The squad car was northbound on Kimball responding to a radio assignment when it skidded and spun...

On July 29, 1992, Fire Lt. Luby, a 15-year veteran with the Oak Park Fire Department, died at West Suburban Hospital after fighting a basement fire at 544 N. Humphrey Ave.  Luby, 43, was found at the stair bottom, dead from carbon monoxide intoxication and...

Deputy Marshal Roy Frakes and Special Deputy Marshal Harry Belluomini were shot and killed by a suspect who was attempting to escape from the federal courthouse in Chicago, Illinois. The suspect had removed his handcuffs with a smuggled key, assaulted a guard in the basement...

Officer Robert Perkins was shot and killed as he was questioning a burglary suspect. Officer Perkins observed an individual matching the description of a wanted burglar. As Officer Perkins questioned the suspect, the man resisted and a fierce struggle ensued. During the altercation, Officer Perkins suffered...

Officer Jimmie Haynes was shot by a sniper as he stood in the parking lot of a public housing complex. He was transported to Mercy Hospital and Nursing Center where he died of his wound the next day. Officer Haynes was survived by his wife, daughter, son,...