Charles O Daily

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 12, 1923

Biographical Info

Age: 31

Tour of Duty: 5 years

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Gunfire

Date of Incident: September 12, 1923

Incident Location: 800 block of Cecil Avenue

Weapon Used: Gun (unknown type)

Case Status: Closed

Charles Daily headshot


Patrolman Charles Oglesby Daily was shot and killed while pursuing a burglary suspect in an alley. Patrolman Daily was informed that a burglar was in the home of the State Fire Marshal. Patrolman Daily sped to the home in the 800 block of Cecil Avenue and saw the burglar jump from a window and run toward the alley in the rear of the home. As Daily pursued the burglar, the burglar turned and fired twice, shooting Daily in the heart, killing him.

Patrolman Daily had served with the Louisville Police Department for five (5) years. He is survived by his wife, parents, brother, and sister.