Patrolman Raymond Kavanagh

Patrolman Raymond Kavanagh

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, December 18, 1930

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Raymond Kavanagh

Patrolman Raymond Kavanagh succumbed to injuries sustained two years earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle crash at Western Avenue and 66th Street while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle.

Patrolman Kavanagh had served with the Chicago Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Friday, December 28, 1928

traffic stop

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My children have 3 family members' stars hanging at the CPD memorial.
That is three too many. At these times, we have to remember that the police are there to help, please don't let a few bad ones tarnish the memory of so many brave men that have served and protected us all.

Tony Curran

December 5, 2015

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