Park Policeman Martin Thomas Collins

Park Policeman Martin Thomas Collins

South Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, January 4, 1921

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Martin Thomas Collins

Park Policeman Martin Thomas 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.

Policeman Collins was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 263

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace Park Policeman Collins.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 4, 2022

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