Police Officer John Francis Maloney

Police Officer John Francis Maloney

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, October 18, 1947

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John Francis Maloney

Police Officer John Maloney was struck and killed by a vehicle at the intersection of Cottman Avenue and Oxford Avenue.

He was crossing the street to inspect locks on businesses along his beat. Because of poor visibility due to fog, the driver of the automobile did not see Officer Maloney crossing the street and struck him.

Officer Maloney served for 20 years as a law enforcement officer and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Officer Maloney,
On today, the 71st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pittsburgh. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 18, 2018

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