P-O- Andrew Gartley #4133

P.O. Andrew Gartley #4133

Name: Gartley, Andrew
Star: 4133
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 44th Precinct
End of Watch: 01-Jun-1914
Incident Details: Police Officer Andrew Gartley, 38, was a 7-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 44th Precinct.

On May 30, 1914, Officer Gartley was cashing his paycheck at a tavern in the 2500 block of North Lincoln Avenue.  While in the tavern, a fight occurred amongst a group of five men.  The officer attempted to diffuse the situation when the drunken group brutally assaulted him.  Officer Gartley was transported to Alexian Brothers Hospital where he died at midnight on June 1.

Daniel McNamara, David Kerr, and James Shearin were held by a coroner's grand jury.

Officer Gartley was laid to rest in Montrose Cemetery.  He was survived by his wife, Emily, and children, Blanche and Andrew.