P.O. John J. Lyons #3124

Name: Lyons, John J.
Star: 3124
Memorial Panel #: 18
Rank: Police Officer
District / Unit: 019
End of Watch: 05 October 1992
Incident Details: Officer John J. Lyons, 55, was a 25-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 019 District. On October 5, 1992, Officer Lyons and his partner were en route to assist another unit when their patrol car spun out and struck a lamp post. Officer Lyons was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries. His partner survived the accident. Officer Lyons’ funeral mass was held at St. Monica Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Carol; two sons, Jeffrey and Joseph; daughters, Kristi and Clara; his parents, John and Frances; two sisters; and two grandchildren.