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Patrolman John L. V. Blomberg | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

John L. V. Blomberg

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, November 7, 1895

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 922

Cause: Struck by train

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Patrolman John Blomberg was struck and killed by a passenger train at the Illinois Central Railroad station. Two trains were approaching the station in opposite directions at the time and it was believed that Patrolman Blomberg was attempting to keep disembarking passengers off the tracks when he was struck.

Patrolman Blomberg had served with the agency for five years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Patrolman Blomberg,
Sir, it has been over 123 years since your End of Wàtch but you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
November 8, 2013

 

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