Patrolman John P. Kearney

Patrolman John P. Kearney

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, July 2, 1909

John P. Kearney

Patrolman John P. Kearney died from injuries suffered the previous day after falling from a horse.

Patrolman Kearney was assigned to protect a wagon driver from striking union workers. The horse suddenly bolted when an automobile passed, throwing Patrolman Kearney to the ground.

Bio

  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 1, 1909

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Officer Kearney's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 4-26-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

April 26, 2018

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