Patrolman Timothy Mahoney

Patrolman Timothy Mahoney

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, June 12, 1881

Timothy Mahoney

Patrolman Timothy Mahoney was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest two burglary suspects at West 37th Street and South Halsted Street.

He was alerted by a citizen that two burglary suspects were standy nearby. As officer Mahoney confronted the two men, one of the offenders was able to draw and fire two shots, killing him.

Neither subject was ever apprehended.

Patrolman Mahoney was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 230

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 11, 1881
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended


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Officer Mahoney's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-9-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

March 9, 2018

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