Special Police Officer Maurice Ahearn

Special Police Officer Maurice Ahearn

New Rochelle Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, June 20, 1903

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Maurice Ahearn

Special Police Officer Maurice Ahearn was shot and killed while attempting to question a burglary suspect.

The subject was convicted of his murder and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Officer Ahearn had served with the New Rochelle Police Department for four years. He was survived by his brother and cousin.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 20 years


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Officer Ahearn,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Rochelle.


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June 20, 2023

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