Chief James C. Daily

Chief James C. Daily

Red Wing Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, January 16, 1907

James C. Daily

Chief Daily and Patrolman Peterson both succumbed to gunshot wounds received the previous day when they attempted to apprehend a suspicious person at the Sibley Hotel. The man was mentally deranged and opened fire on the officers, mortally wounding both of them.

The suspect was committed in a state mental hospital and died there on May 11, 1931.

Chief Daily had served with the agency for 6 years. He was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 15, 1907
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Deceased

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 105th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Your memory will always be honored and revered for time never diminishes respect.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 16, 2012

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