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Feb. 22, 1937
Caucasian Male / 37 yrs. of age
Chicago Park District Police Dept.
Park Police Officer
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Mon. Feb. 22, 1937
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.