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Sergeant Thomas W. Kehoe | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Sergeant

Thomas W. Kehoe

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, June 23, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # 900

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sergeant Thomas W. Kehoe and Patrolman James Farley were shot and killed during the arrest of an armed robbery suspect.

While investigating an armed robbery in which the offender forcibly took a citizen's automobile. The officers canvassed the neighborhood and noticed the gunman in the stolen car. When Sergeant Kehoe and Officer Farley attempted to effect an arrest, an intense gun battle ensued in which both Sergeant Kehoe and his partner, Officer James Farley, were fatally wounded.

The suspect was also shot and killed.

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Patrolman James C. Farley
Chicago Police Department, Illinois
End of Watch: Thursday, June 23, 1927
Cause: Gunfire

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Sgt. Kehoe,
On today, the 89th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you 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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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
June 23, 2016

 

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