Policeman Herman Gaare

Policeman Herman Gaare

Arlington Heights Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, July 18, 1927

Herman Gaare

Policeman Herman Gaare was killed while pursing a traffic violator who was speeding.

As Patrolman Gaare entered the intersection of Northwest Highway and Euclid Avenue, his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle.

Policeman Gaare had served with the Arlington Heights Police Department for two years.


  • Age 21
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Gaare's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 5-7-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

May 7, 2016

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