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Roy Bendure

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Photograph of Roy Bendure (d. 7/23/1932), former chief of police in Decatur. He was appointed chief of police in 1909, and discharged by Mayor Borchers in 1910. He worked as a private detective, and a special agent for the Illinois Traction System.…

Daniel "Big Dan" Sullivan

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Photograph of Daniel "Big Dan" Sullivan (died 4/8/1926). "Big Dan" Sullivan formerly chief of police of Decatur and a former deputy sheriff of Macon County. Daniel Sullivan was born in Jacksonville, but came to Decatur when a very young man. He went…