End of Watch: Friday, November 26, 2010
Tour of Duty: 19 years, 10 months
Badge Number: 6962
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, November 26, 2010
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: At large
Officer Michael Flisk was shot and killed while processing the scene of a vehicle burglary inside an alley garage at 1:30 pm in the 8100 block of South Burnham Avenue.
Officer Flisk was shot in the head and died an hour later at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The burglary victim, a retired Chicago Housing Authority and former Robbins police officer who was a US Army veteran, was also shot and later died at Advocate Christ Medical Center.
The suspect responsible for the shootings remains at large.
Officer Flisk had served with the Chicago Police Department for nearly 20 years and was assigned to the Evidence Technician Team – South Unit. He is survived by his wife, daughter and three sons. Three siblings are also members of the Chicago Police Department.
Agency Contact Information
Chicago Police Department
3510 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: (312) 746-6000
Please contact the Chicago Police Department for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.