Park Policeman John F. Maher

Park Policeman John F. Maher

South Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, October 7, 1916

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John F. Maher

Policeman John Maher was killed in a motorcycle crash while attempting to conduct a traffic stop of a speeding vehicle.

His motorcycle struck another car at the intersection of West 37th Street and South Michigan Avenue, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 215

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

traffic stop

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

October 7, 2020

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