Patrolman Patrick E. Blackwell

Patrolman Patrick E. Blackwell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, May 20, 1905

Patrick E. Blackwell

Patrolman Patrick E. Blackwell was working traffic control in a busy intersection. While signaling a wagon to pass, the officer fell backwards into an open freight elevator shaft.

Patrolman Blackwell was transported to the hospital where he died ten days later.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1235

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Incident Date Wednesday, May 10, 1905

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Officer Blackwell's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 4-12-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

April 12, 2018

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