Chief James C. Daily

Chief James C. Daily

Red Wing Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, January 16, 1907

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James C. Daily

Chief Daily and Patrolman Peterson both succumbed to gunshot wounds received the previous day when they attempted to apprehend a suspicious person at the Sibley Hotel. The man was mentally deranged and opened fire on the officers, mortally wounding both of them.

The suspect was committed in a state mental hospital and died there on May 11, 1931.

Chief Daily had served with the agency for 6 years. He was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 15, 1907
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Deceased

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

January 16, 2021

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