Alorton Police Department, Illinois
End of Watch: Thursday, June 5, 1975
Tour of Duty: 1 year, 7 months
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, June 5, 1975
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Not available
Patrolman Abrams was shot and killed when he and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance involving an uncle and nephew. The nephew was able to disarm Patrolman Abrams' partner and then shot Patrolman Abrams in the chest, killing him.
Patrolman Abrams had served with the agency for 19 months. He was survived by his wife, six daughters, and three sons.
From the ODMP