Sergeant Edward H. Breen

Sergeant Edward H. Breen

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, July 11, 1954

Edward H. Breen

Sergeant Edward Breen was killed in an automobile accident near the intersection of Pershing Road and Hermitage Avenue. His patrol car had crashed into a metal post and was found with its emergency lights activated. It was believed that he was chasing another vehicle when the crash occurred.

Sergeant Breen had served with the Chicago Police Department for 30 years.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, July 10, 1954

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Sgt. Breen,
On today, the 63rd 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.


United States Border Patrol

July 11, 2017

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