Park Policeman Daniel J. Carey

Park Policeman Daniel J. Carey

South Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, December 15, 1923

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Daniel J. Carey

Park Policeman Daniel J. Carey succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was struck by an automobile at South Michigan Avenue and East 32nd Street in South Park.

Officer Carey stopped traffic to shoot an injured horse that had broken its leg. He was transported to the Michael Reese Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Carey was survived by his wife, son, three sisters, and three brothers.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 116

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 13, 1923

directing traffic

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Officer Carey,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


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December 15, 2023

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