Metropolitan Police Department

DC Agency Top Menu

The District government is closed for Inauguration Day. Visit for information on city services, street closures and parking restrictions.

-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Memorial to Uel M. Gaile

Uel M. Gaile

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: August 19, 1940
Rank: Officer
Age: 40
Years of Service: 17
Marital Status: Married
Children: Two
Location of Death: 13th Street and New York Avenue, NW


While riding in the rear of a patrol wagon, Officer Gaile was thrown into the partition, striking his head. He died weeks later in the hospital. 

Return to the list of officers killed in the line of duty.