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Detective James R. Mescall | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


James R. Mescall

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, December 3, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 20 years

Badge # 2245

Cause: Automobile crash

Incident Date: 4/1/1925

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Detective James Mescall succumbed to injuries sustained three years earlier when he was thrown from a patrol car when it was struck by another vehicle.

He struck his head on the pavement upon being ejected.

Detective Mescall had served with the Chicago Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Det. Mescall,
On today, the 88th 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.


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December 3, 2016


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