P.O. Timothy O'Connor #2079

Name: O'Connor, Timothy
Star: 2079
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 011 Precinct
End of Watch: 20-Dec-1920
Incident Details: Police Officer Timothy O’Connor, 50, was assigned to the 11th Precinct.

On December 18, 1920, Officer O’Connor was signed to the Marshall Field & Company delivery barn.  Six armed robbers entered and fatally shot Officer O’Connor.  The offenders stole approximately $5,000 worth of merchandise.  Officer O’Connor was transported to St. Bernard Hospital where he died on December 20.

The assailants were never apprehended.

Officer O’Connor was laid to rest in Mount Carmel Cemetery.