Patrolman Timothy O'Connor

Patrolman Timothy O'Connor

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, December 20, 1920

Timothy O'Connor

Officer Timothy O'Connor was shot and killed during an armed robbery.

Officer O'Connor was assigned to guard a garage for delivery trucks of a major department sore. He observed six armed men enter the garage. After seeing Officer O'Connor, the men began firing their guns. Officer O'Connor incurred a serious wound in the attack and died as a result of his injury.

On March 1, 1922, the six suspects were apprehended in Chicago. They were also implicated in three other Chicago armed robberies, one a bank robbery, in which the president of the Maywood State Bank and another man were shot and killed.

The Chicago Police Training Academy is named for Officer O'Connor.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2079

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman O'Connor. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

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