Chief of Police
Samuel Perry Cardwell
Bloomington Police Department
Monday, December 24, 1928

Age: 56
Served: 2 years
Badge #:
Military Service: U.S. Armed Forces
• Spanish-American War
Not Included
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Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Struck by vehicle
Date/Time of Incident:
Thursday, December 1, 1927

Incident to Death Duration:
1 year, 23 days
Incident Location:

Incident County:
Monroe
Incident Township:
Bloomington
Weapon Used:

Suspect Info:

Burial Location:
Clear Creek Cemetery, Clear Creek

   Chief of Police Samuel Cardwell died from injuries suffered over one year earlier while directing traffic at a local football game.

   Chief Cardwell's injuries caused him to leave the police department and his health continued to decline until his death.

   Chief Cardwell was survived by his two sisters.