Patrolman Patrick Fogarty

Patrolman Patrick Fogarty

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, July 2, 1911

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 was arrested and on January 13, 1912 he was sentenced to the 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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Officer Fogarty's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 5-1-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

May 1, 2018

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