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Patrolman John Monahan | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

John Monahan

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, January 27, 1895

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 3179

Cause: Struck by streetcar

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Patrolman John Monahan was on duty at the car barns at O’Neil and Halsted Streets. At approximately 12:30 a.m., an electric street car was turned on. Patrolman Monahan was standing at the entrance and was unable to escape from the car’s path. The officer was crushed between the street car and a wall.

Officer Monahan had served with the agency for seven years and was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery. He was survived by his three children.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Monahan. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 30, 2012

 

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