Park Policeman Matthew J. Foley

Park Policeman Matthew J. Foley

South Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, September 12, 1918

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Matthew J. Foley

Park Policeman Matthew Foley was killed in a motorcycle crash while chasing a speeding vehicle in Jackson Park.

He was taken to the Illinois Central Hospital where he died later that day as a result of his injuries.

Policeman Foley was survived by his sister and two brothers.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 170

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 12, 2020

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