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Patrolman John J. Dempsey | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


John J. Dempsey

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, July 14, 1894

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

Incident Date: 7/13/1894

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Patrolman John Dempsey succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a Grand Trunk Railroad train.

When the collision occurred, he was guarding the railroad crossing at the intersection of 26th Street and Stewart Avenue. He was taken to Mercy Hospital where he died the following day.

Patrolman Dempsey was assigned to the Seventh Precinct. He was survived by his wife.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Dempsey. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 30, 2012


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