Chief James C. Daily

Chief James C. Daily

Red Wing Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, January 16, 1907

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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Chief Daily,
On today, the 111th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Patrolman who was also killed in that incident for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Red Wing.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

January 16, 2018

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