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Patrolman Joseph P. Tiernan

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, August 24, 1917

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Reflections for Patrolman Joseph P. Tiernan

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

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

August 24, 2020

Officer Tiernan's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-29-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

June 29, 2018

I just learned that Officer Joseph Tiernan was my Grand-uncle, a brother of my Grand-father Henry Tiernan. I am so very proud to be part of his family. His memory will live on in generations of Tiernan-Mullans yet to come, where he will be remembered as a hero.
May he rest in peace.
Kate Tiernan Mullan

Kate Tiernan Mullan

September 10, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 96th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 12, 2013

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Tiernan. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11166

April 30, 2012

It has been 94 years but the CPD will not allow your ultimate sacrifice to be forgotten. Your dedication to duty, proven by your actions being off-duty, is an example of the dedication of CPD officers. Thank you for your fine example.

Detective Thomas Downes

August 26, 2011

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Tiernan.

Chicago P.D.

April 12, 2006

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