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Sergeant Edward H. Breen | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Edward H. Breen

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, July 11, 1954

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 30 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

Incident Date: 7/10/1954

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Sergeant Edward Breen was killed in an automobile accident near the intersection of Pershing Road and Hermitage Avenue. His patrol car had crashed into a metal post and was found with its emergency lights activated. It was believed that he was chasing another vehicle when the crash occurred.

Sergeant Breen had served with the Chicago Police Department for 30 years.

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Sgt. Breen,
On today, the 63rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
July 11, 2017


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