Police Officer John F. Daley

Police Officer John F. Daley

Hartford Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Friday, July 29, 1977

John F. Daley

Police Officer John Daley was accidentally shot and killed when his service weapon discharged accidentally.

The incident occurred as Officer Daley was taking cover at the scene of a call involving a man with a shotgun.

Officer Daley had served with the Hartford Police Department for almost seven years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 203

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Officer Daley,

It is an honor to serve in the same department as you once did. I salute you and may you forever rest in peace.

Officer Marisol Rodriguez-Velez
Hartford Police Department

September 30, 2014

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