Patrolman Charles Oglesby Daily

Patrolman Charles Oglesby Daily

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, September 12, 1923

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Charles Oglesby Daily

Patrolman Daily was shot and killed while pursuing a burglary suspect in an alley. Patrolman Daily was informed that a burglar was in the home of the State Fire Marshall. Patrolman Daily sped to the home in the 800 block of Cecil Avenue and saw the burglar jump from a window and run toward the alley in the rear of the home. As Daily pursued the burglar the burglar turned and fired twice, shooting Daily in the heart, killing him.

Patrolman Daily had served with the Louisville Police Department for five years.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available


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Patrolman Daily,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisville.


United States Border Patrol

September 12, 2023

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