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|District / Unit:||Cottage Grove Avenue Station|
|End of Watch:||07 March 1929|
|Incident Details:||Police Officer Edward DeMay, 37, was assigned to the Motorcycle Division.
On March 5, 1929, Officer DeMay was patrolling on his police motorcycle when he spotted a speeding vehicle. The officer was in pursuit of the vehicle when his motorcycle slid on a wet cobblestone causing him to lose control. Officer DeMay was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds on March 7, 1929.
Office DeMay is survived by wife and daughter.