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Patrolman Thomas J. Costello | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Thomas J. Costello

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, November 21, 1949

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Age: 32

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 5331

Cause: Automobile crash

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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.

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

Officer 11169
April 27, 2012

 

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