Detective Edwin C. Rach

Detective Edwin C. Rach

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, December 29, 1946

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Edwin C. Rach

Detective Edwin Rach and Detective Roderick MacLeay were killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of E. 29th Street and S. State Street while transporting a prisoner.


  • Age 42
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving, transport

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Det. Rach,
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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December 29, 2021

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