Park Police Officer Robert Ellsworth Oman

Park Police Officer Robert Ellsworth Oman

Chicago Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, November 7, 1946

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Robert Ellsworth Oman

Park Police Officer Robert Oman was killed in a crash in the 4100 block of Marine Drive when his motorcycle struck loose gravel while he attempted to avoid a collision with another vehicle.

Officer Oman had served with the Chicago Park District Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and 11-year-old daughter.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 188

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

routine driving

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Officer Oman,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 7, 2021

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