P.O. Thomas J. Johnson #387

Name: Johnson, Thomas J.
Star: 387
Memorial Panel #: #PANEL#
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: Park
End of Watch: 22 June 1931
Incident Details: Police Officer Thomas Johnson was assigned to the Park District Police — South. On June 21, 1931, Officer Johnson was patrolling Lake Shore Drive on his police motorcycle. The officer was hit from behind by a vehicle near Lake Shore Drive and 23rd Street. He was transported to Michael Reese Hospital where he died on June 22, 1931.

Officer Johnson’s funeral mass was held at St. Brendan’s Church and laid to rest in Mount Olivet Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Jean.