P.O. Richard J. Keogh

Name: Keogh, Richard K.
Star: Unknown
Memorial Panel #:  24
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: Motorcycle Division
End of Watch: 27 September 1932
Incident Details: Police Officer Richard Keogh, 38, was a 14-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the Motorcycle Division. On September 27, 1932, Officer Keogh was in-pursuit of a speeding vehicle on his police motorcycle.The officer was fatally injured when he collided with a vehicle at the intersection of Rosedale and Milwaukee Avenues. Officer Keogh died en route to Belmont Hospital. Officer Keogh’s funeral mass was held at St. Benedict’s Church and he was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Loretta.