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Patrolman Michael D. Callahan | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Michael D. Callahan

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, January 3, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2842

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 1/2/1908

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: One shot and killed

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Patrolman Michael D. Callahan was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend four suspects. While Patrolman Callahan was in the process of arresting four known criminals, they opened fire on him. He returned fire killing one of the suspects.

Patrolman Callahan was taken to a local hospital where he died the next day from his wounds. The three remaining assailants were apprehended after a manhunt. They were convicted and sentenced to life.

Patrolman Michael Callahan was survived by his wife and daughter.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Callahan. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 30, 2012


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