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Police Officer John F. Daley | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

John F. Daley

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Thursday, November 17, 1904

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Police Officer Daley was shot and killed by a couple of burglars on Michigan Avenue. Another person, railroad Detective H. N. Pickell, was also shot by the burglars, probably fatally, when he ran to Officer Daley's aid.

Two brothers were arrested and charged with Officer Daley's murder. One was convicted of murder and sent to prison on March 1, 1905. The other brother was acquitted seven months later.

Officer Daley had served with the Detroit Police Department for 7 years.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 106th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
November 17, 2010

 

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