|Name:||Costello, Patrick J.|
|Memorial Panel #:||#PANEL#|
|District / Unit:||Traffic Enforcement Section|
|End of Watch:||03 April 1931|
|Incident Details:||Police Officer Patrick Costello, 43, was assigned to the Traffic Enforcement Section.
On April 3, 1931, Officer Costello slipped from the step of a trolley at Van Buren and LaSalle Streets. The officer was transported to Alexian Brothers Hospital where he died hours later from a skull fracture.
Officer Costello’s funeral mass was held at St. Andrew’s Church and he was laid to rest in All Saints Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mary and children Mary, Patricia, Nancy, and Betty.