Park Police Officer Bernard B. Klinke

Park Police Officer Bernard B. Klinke

Chicago Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, February 22, 1937

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Bernard B. Klinke

Park Police Officer Bernard B. Klinke died when he was struck by an automobile while patrolling his beat. Officer Klinke sustained severe injuries which resulted in his death.

The Chicago Park District Police in the City of Chicago was disbanded in 1957. Remaining officers were transferred to the Chicago Police Department through an intergovernmental agreement. Fallen officers are currently honored on the memorial wall of the Chicago Police Department as Chicago Police Officers.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 229

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Officer Klinke's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 2-20-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

February 20, 2018

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