In Memoriam: Patrolman Timothy Mahoney, New Rochelle Police Department April 3, 1922 - May 5, 1930


TimothyMahoneyPatrolman Timothy Mahoney was appointed to the Department on April 3rd,1922. He died on May 5th, 1930, shortly after his patrol wagon overturned during a collision. He was responding to another auto accident at North Avenue and Brookside Place.

Patrolman Mahoney had served as president of the Police Association in 1925 and 1926. He had received a commendation for helping to save a drowning man on June 10th, 1928 and was to have been promoted to Sergeant in the near future. "He was always conscientious and he performed his duty well," Chief Frank L. Bermingham said shortly after Patrolman Mahoney died.

A requiem mass was held at Blessed Sacrament Church. Six police officers carried their fallen comrade into church as police officers from all over Westchester County paid their last respects. Fifty uniformed officers marched in a cortege from the Mahoney residence of 49 Lincoln Street to the Church and from there to Holy Sepulcher Cemetery for internment.

Each year, as part of National Police Week each May, the City of New Rochelle remembers the 8 New Rochelle police officers who died in the line of duty.

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