Patrolman Patrick Fogarty

Patrolman Patrick Fogarty

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, July 2, 1911

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Patrick Fogarty

Patrolman Patrick Fogarty of the 10th Precinct was shot dead, at 2:15 a.m., in front of 748 Pearce Street.

Patrolman Fogarty was off-duty when attacked by a man on the street. During the struggle, the attacker gained control of the officer’s weapon when the gun discharged, striking and killing him.

Patrolman Fogarty's killer, an ex-convict, was arrested and on January 13, 1912 he was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to an indeterminate term in Joliet Penitentiary.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1352

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to Joliet Penitentiary

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Patrolman Fogarty,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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July 2, 2021

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