Police Officer David C. Evans

Police Officer David C. Evans

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, August 25, 1997

David C. Evans

Officer David C. Evans responded to a call of "police officers requiring assistance". As Officer Evans proceeded to the scene, three pedestrians ran onto the overpass in front of their cruiser. The cruiser swerved to avoid hitting the pedestrians and crashed through the barrier of the overpass and dropped 25 feet, landing on the Dan Ryan Expressway below.

Officer Evans sustained serious injuries which resulted in his death. He is survived by his three children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 9398

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Good man, good brother, good friend. From a now wiser older brother.

Forrest G. Evans

December 8, 2018

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