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Patrolman James C. Farley | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

James C. Farley

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, June 23, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # 5269

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer James C. Farley and Sergeant Thomas Kehoe were investigating an armed robbery where the offender had forcibly taken a citizen's automobile. The officers searched the area and confronted the armed offender in the stolen car. A gun battle took place and both officers were fatally wounded.

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Sergeant Thomas W. Kehoe
Chicago Police Department, Illinois
End of Watch: Thursday, June 23, 1927
Cause: Gunfire

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Patrolman Farley,
On today, the 89th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank to you and your Fellow Officer who was also killed in that shootout for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
June 23, 2016

 

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