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Captain Joseph Clement Feely | Burlington Police Department, Iowa Burlington Police Department, Iowa

Captain

Joseph Clement Feely

Burlington Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Saturday, December 18, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Captain Joseph Feely was shot and killed when he attempted to stop a man who was suspected of having a gun. The suspect shot Captain Feely in the head as the captain fired back striking the suspect in the hip.

The suspect was paroled from prison in 1921 after serving 12 years for murder. He was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison May 2, 1927.

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Rest in Peace, Captain Feely. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
May 23, 2013

 

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