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- Jun. 27, 1922 -
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Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Police De
Resided: IL, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Jun. 27, 1922
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 54 yrs. of age
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Dept: Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railway Police Dept.
IL   USA
Dept. Type: State/Police
Hero's Rank: Special Officer
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: IL   USA   Tue. Jun. 27, 1922
Summary: Special Officer Alfred Gifford was shot and killed in Peoria, Illinois, while questioning a man who was walking near several boxcars.

Upon approaching the man, Officer Gifford called out to him to ask him who he was. The man immediately spun around and fired a .45-caliber pistol at Officer Gifford, striking him in the hand.

Officer Gifford drew his weapon and returned fire, striking the suspect at least once. During the ensuing shootout Officer Gifford was struck in the stomach. The suspect was able to flee and was never apprehended.

Officer Gifford was taken to Saint Francis Hospital where he died later that evening.

Officer Gifford was survived by two children.

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