Patrolman Thomas J. Costello

Patrolman Thomas J. Costello

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, November 21, 1949

Thomas J. Costello

Patrolman Thomas Costello was killed in an automobile accident while transporting a heart attack victim to the hospital in a police ambulance. The vehicle collided with a truck at the triple intersection of 71st Street, Cottage Grove Avenue, and South Chicago Avenue.

Patrolman Costello had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 5331

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

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