Ella French had been a Chicago police officer for the last four years. She was just 29 years old.
Now, instead of soon celebrating her thirtieth, she’s buried in the ground – the first female police officer killed in the line of duty in Chicago since 1988. And it just happens to come at a time where unrest in America is at an all-time high?
Coincidence? No such thing.
Ella’s brother, Andrew had this to say about his sister: “She’s always done the right thing even when nobody is looking. She’s always believed in people and believed in doing the right thing. She’s always believed in taking care of people that can’t take care of themselves. She was one of the officers on the force that thought they needed reform, she was the epitome of a good Samaritan.”
But now she’s dead.
French and her partner were shot after conducting what was looking like a routine traffic stop on August 7. French’s partner is currently fighting for his life in the intensive care unit. He is 39-years-old, married, with a young child.
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