Chicago Police Department
End of Watch Sunday, August 7, 2021
Police officer French joined Chicago’s Community Safety Team in 2018.
French had just returned to work following maternity leave after giving birth to a baby daughter.
The 29-year-old cop and her male partner carried out the traffic stop at around 9pm on August 7 near 63 and Bell in West Englewood.
According to police, the car was carrying three people, two men and a woman.
Someone inside the vehicle opened fire on the police officers during the stop, with the cops returning fire.
One of the people in the car was wounded during the exchange of fire