P-O- James Looney #821

P.O. James F. Looney #821

Name: Looney, James F.
Star: 821
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 015 Precinct
End of Watch: 01-May-1918
Incident Details:

Officer James Looney, 39, was a 7-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 015 Precinct.

On April 5, 1918, Officer Looney attempted to stop a robbery-in-progress occurring inside of a saloon in the 1100 West block of 22nd Street.  The officer attempted to arrest the two offenders when he was shot.  Officer Looney was transported to a local hospital where he died on May 1, 1918.

Officer Looney was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery.