Patrolman Thomas Burke

Patrolman Thomas Burke

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, December 21, 1931

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Thomas Burke

Patrolman Thomas Burke was killed when he was struck by a truck as he crossed the street to use a patrol box at the intersection of 47th Street and Morgan Street during a period of dense fog.

Patrolman Burke was assigned to the Stockyards Station. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 70
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

foot patrol

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Burke. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

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