Park Policeman John F. Maher

Park Policeman John F. Maher

South Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, October 7, 1916

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.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 215

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

traffic stop

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Officer Maher's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-07-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

June 7, 2018

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