Patrolman John T. Doyle

Patrolman John T. Doyle

Daly City Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 23, 1936

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John T. Doyle

Patrolman Jack Doyle was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of Mission Street and Market Street.

He was assisting a citizen across the intersection when they were both struck by the oncoming vehicle. The car fled the area after striking them. Patrolman Doyle was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The citizen suffered non-fatal injuries.

Patrolman Doyle had previously served as the marshal and police chief of the Daly City Police Department for approximately 15 years years and continued serving as a patrolman after retiring. He was survived by his wife, son, mother, five brothers, and two sisters.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

hit and run

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Rest in peace Police Chief Doyle.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 5, 2020

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