Joseph Francis Ives  | Star #1254

Death Classification: Line of Duty Death

Agency: Chicago Police Department

Served: 24 years, 11 months, 10 days

Unit of Assignment / Detail: District 13, 7th Precinct - Deering

District of Incident (Present Day): 012 - Near West

Cause of Death: Struck - By Vehicle

Age at Time of Death: 56

Timeline


Date of Birth: 22 Jun 1859

Date of Appointment: 22 Jan 1890

Date of Incident: 31 Dec 1914

End of Watch: 01 Jan 1915

Date of Interment: 04 Jan 1915

 

Interment Details


 Cemetery: Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery - Chicago, Illinois
       Grave Location: Unknown
       Interment Disposition: Burial

 

Memorial Details


Superintendent’s Honored Star Case: Panel # D-9

Gold Star Families Memorial Wall: Panel # 23

Illinois Police Officers Memorial Wall:

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall:

Officer Down Memorial Page: Not Listed

 

Service


 Military Service: No Military Record Found

 

Incident & Biographic Details


Patrolman Thomas J. Mahoney, Star #965, aged 56 years, was a 24 year, 11 month, 10 day veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to District 13, 7th Precinct - Deering.

On December 31, 1914, Officer Mahoney was on patrol when he was struck and killed by a car driven by Samuel Anderson. He was preparing to use a patrol box to give his report to the Deering Police Station when the auto struck him. Officer Mahoney died from his injuries the next day on January 1, 1915.

Officer Mahoney was waked at his residence located at 857 West 50th Street. He was laid to rest on January 4, 1915 in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, 2755 West 111th Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Patrolman Thomas J. Mahoney, born June 22, 1859, received his Probationary Appointment to the Chicago Police Department on January 22, 1890.

Officer Mahoney was survived by his wife, Sarah.

Chicago Police Department homicide file not found for this incident.

On March 2, 2010, Officer Mahoney's star was retired by Superintendent Jody P. Weis and enshrined in the Superintendent's Honored Star Case, located in the lobby at Chicago Police Headquarters, 3510 South Michigan Avenue.