Patrolman Bartholomew Cavanaugh

Patrolman Bartholomew Cavanaugh

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, December 15, 1898

Bartholomew Cavanaugh

Patrolman Bartholomew Cavanaugh died after falling down a stair case in an areaway behind a building at the corner of 22nd Street and Indiana Avenue.

He was investigating a possible burglary when he fell and broke his neck. He was found a short time later by two other police officers but died before he could be taken to a hospital.

Patrolman Cavanaugh had served with the Chicago Police Department for 10 years, and was assigned to the Cottage Grove Avenue Station.

He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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

Officer 11169

April 30, 2012

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