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Chief of Police Samuel Perry Cardwell | Bloomington Police Department, Indiana Bloomington Police Department, Indiana

Chief of Police

Samuel Perry Cardwell

Bloomington Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Monday, December 24, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 56

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 12/1/1927

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Chief of Police Samuel Cardwell succumbed to injuries suffered over one year earlier while directing traffic at a local football game.

Chief Cardwell's injuries caused him to leave the police department and his health continued to decline until his death.

Chief Cardwell had served with the Bloomington Police Department for two years and was a veteran of the Spanish-American War. He was survived by his two sisters.

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Rest in Peace, Chief Cardwell. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2013

 

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