Who was Ella French?
Ella French has been named as the Chicago Police Department (CPD) cop who was reportedly shot to death during a violent traffic stop in Chicago on August 7. Ella has announced dead at the time while another unidentified officer was seriously injured after three suspects opened fire on the duo, leading to a gun battle.
In an undated photo posted on Twitter, Chicago Police Officer Ella French is equipped with everything that should have protected her on Saturday night. She is wearing a safety vest.
She has a police radio attached to her uniform so she can call for backup.
She has her gun strapped to her waist.
Police Officer Ella French
End of Watch: August 7, 2021
We will #NeverForget the true bravery she exemplified as she laid her life down to protect others.
Please hold her family, loved ones and fellow Chicago Police officers in your thoughts as we grieve the loss of this hero. pic.twitter.com/kEUlNTv0Z4
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) August 8, 2021
How old was Ella French?
Ella French was 29 years old at the time of death.