Patrolman Andrew Gartley

Patrolman Andrew Gartley

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, June 1, 1914

Andrew Gartley

Patrolman Andrew Gartley, while on patrol, observed a disturbance in a tavern. Several patrols were engaged in a fight. As Officer Gartley attempted to break up the fight, five of the combatants suddenly turned on him. Officer Gartley sustained serious injuries in the struggle and died as a result of his injuries two days later.

Three suspects were held by the coroner June 1, 1914, however all three were acquitted on October 28, 1914.

Patrolman Gartley had served with 41st Precinct.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4133

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 30, 1914
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Gartley's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 5-15-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

May 15, 2018

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