P.O. Michael T. Langan #4860

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Name: Langan, Michael T.
Star: 4860
Memorial Panel #: #PANEL#
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: Sheffield Avenue Station
End of Watch: 30 December 1929
Incident Details: Police Officer Michael Langan, 47, was assigned to the Sheffield Avenue Station. On December 30, 1929, Officer Dillard was in an establishment in the 2700 of North Ashland Avenue. At approximately 11:45 p.m., armed robbers entered and announced themselves as police officers. Officer Langan attempted to draw his weapon when he was shot three times by John Dillard. Officer Langan died en route to Alexian Brothers Hospital.

John Dillard was found dead before he could be prosecuted.

Officer Langan was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery.