Patrolman John L. Conley

Patrolman John L. Conley

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, May 31, 1929

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John L. Conley

Patrolman John Conley and Patrolman Herbert Hagberg were shot and killed when they responded to a disturbance call of an intoxicated man armed with a shotgun. The offender had shot his wife and killed another citizen.

When the officers confronted the gunman, he opened fire, killing Patrolman Conley and Patrolman Hagberg. A third officer was wounded in the shooting.

The suspect fled to a nearby railroad yard where he committed suicide by jumping into the path of a train.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Time does not diminish the sacrifice made by these two officers. Thank-you for helping us to honor their memories & commitment to their community.

North Lake County EMS

May 31, 2015

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