Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Edward F. Finegan

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, March 27, 1926

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Reflections for Patrolman Edward F. Finegan

God bless his family and his friends

Carson loveless

February 6, 2024

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

April 17, 2023

Rest in peace Patrolman Finnegan.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 23, 2019

My great uncle was a Chicago Park Police District Police Officer. My father was a Chief of Police. I'm a retired San Francisco Police Officer. I understand the sacrifice Officer Finnegan made. I learned of his murder after moving back home to Chicago. He died at the hands of my great grandmother's nephew Richard Evans who was hung for his crime. God bless Edward, his family and his brother and sister officers.

Retired Officer Gerald Schmidt
San Francisco Police Department

July 25, 2013

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Finnegan. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 27, 2012

It has been 75 years but the passage of time does not lessen your ultimate sacrifice. The CPD will always have a place for your memory. Thank you for your service.

Detective Thomas Downes

March 24, 2011

Patrolman Finnegan, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

March 27, 2010

RIP.You will never be forgotten by the ones who love you and knew you.


October 5, 2008


Van Den Berghe

February 26, 2008

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Finnegan. You have not been forgotten.

Chicago Police Department

March 19, 2007

My grandmother was married to Ed at the time of his murder. This was her second marriage as her first husband died in an accident. She told me he was such a fun loving, happy go lucky person. He has such a beautiful smile in all of his pictures. May he rest in peace.

Patricia Dinovo
my grandmother was married to Edward

July 25, 2006

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