Patrolman Joseph John Daly

Patrolman Joseph John Daly

Aberdeen Police Department, South Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, August 16, 1919

Joseph John Daly

Patrolman Daly was killed in an automobile accident when the vehicle he was riding on struck a parked car. He and his partner had commandeered a car to take them to a call. Following the call, the driver of the vehicle was taking them back to their original location when the accident occurred. Patrolman Daly, who was riding on the running board, was thrown from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries.

Patrolman Daly was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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This photograph (the only picture I have ever seen) is of my Great Grandfather. All of my life I have heard stories of his death and decided to google his name. To my surprise and delight I am seeing a strong resemblance to my Grandfather Joseph John Daly Jr.

toni McGarvie
Great grand daughter

April 6, 2014

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