Park Policeman Thomas J. Johnson

Park Policeman Thomas J. Johnson

South Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, June 22, 1931

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Thomas J. Johnson

Park Policeman Thomas Johnson was killed when his police motorcycle was struck from behind at the intersection of 23rd Street and Outer Lake Shore Drive.

He was transported to Michael Reese Hospital where he died.

The driver of the vehicle that struck him was charged with reckless driving.

Policeman Johnson is survived by his wife and parents.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 387

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, June 21, 1931

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Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo (Retired)
Delaware State Police

June 22, 2020

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