Patrolman John P. Kearney

Patrolman John P. Kearney

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, July 2, 1909

John P. Kearney

Patrolman John P. Kearney died from injuries suffered the previous day after falling from a horse.

Patrolman Kearney was assigned to protect a wagon driver from striking union workers. The horse suddenly bolted when an automobile passed, throwing Patrolman Kearney to the ground.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 1, 1909

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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