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 was struck and killed by an automobile while directing traffic at the intersection of W. Cornelia Avenue and N. Sheridan Avenue (modern-day N. Sheffield Avenue).

Officer Klinke had served with the Chicago Park District Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by four siblings.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 229

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

directing traffic

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Rest in peace Park Police Officer Klinke.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 29, 2019

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