Park Police Officer Robert E. Oman

Park Police Officer Robert E. Oman

Chicago Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, November 7, 1946

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Robert E. Oman

Park Policeman Oman was killed in a motorcycle accident on Marine Drive while attempting to avoid a collision with another vehicle.

Officer Oman is survived by his wife and 11-year-old daughter. He is a 13 year veteran of the Chicago Park District Police.

The Chicago Park District Police in the City of Chicago was disbanded in 1957. Remaining officers were transferred to the Chicago Police Department through an intergovernmental agreement. Fallen officers are currently honored on the memorial wall of the Chicago Police Department as Chicago Police Officers.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 188

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Oman's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 2-24-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

February 24, 2018

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