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Policeman Herman Gaare | Arlington Heights Police Department, Illinois Arlington Heights Police Department, Illinois


Herman Gaare

Arlington Heights Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, July 18, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 21

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Not available

Offender: Not available

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Policeman Herman Gaare was killed while pursing a traffic violator who was speeding.

As Patrolman Gaare entered the intersection of Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue, his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle.

Policeman Gaare had served with the Arlington Heights Police Department for two years.

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Officer Gaare's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 5-7-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
May 7, 2016


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