Police Officer Edgar A. Clay, Jr.

Police Officer Edgar A. Clay, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, January 25, 1982

Edgar A. Clay, Jr.

Police Officer Edgar A. Clay died of a bilateral pulmonary embolism 18 days after an offender struck him at Hyde Park Academy at 6220 Stony Island Avenue.

On January 7th, 1982, he encountered a student who reportedly been involved in a robbery and possessed a .22 caliber handgun. He was assaulted after taking the gun from the boy. He injured his knee during the struggle. A blood clot formed as a result of the injury and he suffered an embolism on January 25th, 1982.

Officer Clay had served with the Chicago Police Department for 25 years and was assigned to Area I Youth.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 7, 1982
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

juvenile offender

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