P.O. James H. Carroll #517

Name: Carroll, James H.
Star: 517
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 006 District
End of Watch: 27-Nov-1925
Incident Details: Police Officer James Carroll, 37, was assigned to the 6th District.

On October 1925, Officer Carroll and his partner James A. Henry, 31, were assigned to gather intelligence on a saloon located in the 5200 block of South Halsted Street.  While inside the saloon, armed offenders entered and attempted a robbery.  The officers attempted to stop the robbery when both of them were fatally injured.  Officer Henry died on December 1.  Officer Carroll died at the scene.

Officer Carroll was laid to rest in Mount Hope Cemetery.