Park Policeman Martin J. Collins

Park Policeman Martin J. Collins

South Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, January 4, 1921

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Martin J. Collins

Park Policeman Martin Collins observed an intoxicated motorist and attempted to stop the driver at Garfield Boulevard and Ashland Avenue, in South Park.

He approached the vehicle and ordered the driver to pull over. As the subject pushed Policeman Collins away from the car, he was crushed between two vehicles.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 263

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Collins's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 7-27-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

July 27, 2018

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