Patrolman James C. Farley

Patrolman James C. Farley

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, June 23, 1927

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James C. Farley

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.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 5269

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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.


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June 23, 2016

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