Chief of Police James J. Dayley

Chief of Police James J. Dayley

Spillertown Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, December 1, 1906

James J. Dayley

Chief of Police James Dayley was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance call involving several drunk subjects.

One of the men shot Chief Dayley in the back, killing him. The man was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to prison.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Chief Dayley's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 12-3-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

December 3, 2017

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