George Bopp

 

The Society honored Constable George Bopp, whose name was added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C. Bopp was shot in the line of duty on December 26, 1889, while attempting to arrest Tom Palmer on a warrant stemming from a paternity case.The entire story is told in the book

Lawrence Lore #2. 

Wreath
Wreath

Table for Refreshments
Table for Refreshments

Bopp
Bopp

Wreath
Wreath

1/12

The event was covered by a local television station, WTHI-TV.

Click here

to order your book!

WINNER

2015 best special

project

by the

Illinois Historical

Society