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 Jerry W. Maddox, Policeman

Jerry W. Maddox

Tuesday, August 19, 1969



Maddox, Jerry W.

Rank: Policeman

Serial Number: 14317

Division: Hollenbeck

Location: 6th and Gless Ave.

Date Killed: Tuesday, August 19, 1969

Cause of Death: Shot in an Ambush

Bio: On August 19, 1969, Hollenbeck Area Policeman
Jerry Maddox was assigned to patrol in the Pico Gardens Housing
Project. Policeman Maddox stopped to investigate a large party,
which was attended by 18 to 24 youths. As the officers approached
the location, one of the party goers ran from police. Policeman
Maddox chased the suspect down a narrow driveway and while
handcuffing the suspect he was shot in the back and died.
Responding officers arrested the suspect at the scene.

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