Patrolman James J. Casey

Patrolman James J. Casey

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, July 1, 1931

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James J. Casey

Patrolman James Casey arrested an offender who displayed a gun to two citizens during a quarrel. The officer confiscated the weapon and transported the prisoner to the station. While enroute, the offender drew a second weapon and shot Patrolman Casey. Patrolman Casey sustained multiple gunshot wounds and died the next day.

The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Casey's murder. He was paroled in 1960.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1960

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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