P.O. James Harrington

Name: Harrington, James
Star:
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: Marquette Station
End of Watch: 04-Dec-1921
Incident Details: Police Officer James Harrington, 52, was assigned to the Marquette Station.On December 4, 1921, Officer Harrington attempted to end an illegally operated dance at Robert Emmett Memorial Hall located at Ogden Avenue and Taylor Street.  The officer was thrown over a railing and plunged to his death.

Three men were arrested, but later acquitted.

Officer Harrington was laid to rest in Mount Carmel Cemetery.