|Name:||Cairns, David J.|
|District / Unit:||Traffic Division|
|End of Watch:||04-Feb-1927|
|Incident Details:||Police Officer David Cairns, 45, was assigned to the Traffic Division.
On February 4, 1927, Officer Cairns was directing traffic at 79th Street and Stony Island Avenue when he was struck by car. The driver, Charles Smith, fled the scene of the accident, but was apprehended by a civilian.
Officer Cairns was laid to rest in Evergreen Park Cemetery.