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Police Officer Martin E. Darcy, Jr. | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer

Martin E. Darcy, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, September 27, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # 6444

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Martin Darcy, Jr. was shot and killed when responded to an "armed robbery in progress" call. The armed offender shot a store clerk and wounded another citizen. Following a search of the area, Officer Darcy confronted the gunman who immediately opened fire. Officer Darcy was fatally wounded during the encounter. Officer Darcy's murderer was shot and killed by return fire.

Officer Darcy was assigned to the 22nd District; He is survived by his wife, five children, and five grandchildren who referred to him as "Papa Bluelight".

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Rest in Peace, brother. You will be in heaven since you've already spent your time in hell. Condolences to the family.

Chief Don Walker (Retired)
Everton Police
September 29, 2016

 

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