Sergeant Patrick J. Costello

Sergeant Patrick J. Costello

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, April 3, 1931

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Patrick J. Costello

Sergeant Patrick Costello died as a result of a skull fracture he sustained earlier in the day after completing a traffic assignment.

Sergeant Costello had just left the intersection of Van Buren Street and LaSalle Street and attempted to jump on a streetcar. He lost his grip and fell to the pavement, suffering a skull fracture.

He was transported to Alexian Brothers Hospital where he died from his injury.

Sergeant Costello was survived by his wife, parents, brothers, and sisters.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4433

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

directing traffic

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Costello. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

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