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Pittsburgh Police Department, PA

Pittsburgh Police Department


Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Paul John Rizzo Domenic Sciullo, II
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 2009
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Stephen James Mayhle
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 2009
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Eric Guy Kelly
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 2009
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Sergeant James Henry Taylor, Jr.
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, September 22, 1995
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Thomas L. Herron
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, March 6, 1991
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Joseph J. Grill
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, March 6, 1991
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Sergeant James T. Blair
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Monday, November 26, 1990
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Detective Norman A. Stewart
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, September 16, 1983
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman David A. Barr
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, May 3, 1983
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Patrick J. Wallace, Jr.
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, July 3, 1974
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman William J. Otis
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, March 3, 1971
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John Leslie Scott
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, October 14, 1970
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Joseph Francis Gaetano
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, June 10, 1966
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Coleman Regis McDonough
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Monday, July 5, 1965
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James V. Timpona
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, October 16, 1958
Cause: Struck by streetcar

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Detective James R. Kelly
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, June 3, 1955
Cause: Heart attack

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman William H. Heagy
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, March 25, 1954
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Edward V. Tierney, Jr.
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, July 28, 1953
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman William R. Ewing
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, February 7, 1953
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant William J. "Jack" Lavery
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, August 5, 1947
Cause: Electrocuted

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Louis G. Spencer
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, December 24, 1946
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Arthur A. MacDonald
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, March 16, 1945
Cause: Heart attack

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Toby J. Brown
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, August 23, 1941
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Edward M. Conway
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, June 27, 1939
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John J. Scanlon
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, August 21, 1937
Cause: Automobile accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman George A. Kelly
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, February 12, 1937
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Charles M. Snyder
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Monday, January 25, 1937
Cause: Drowned

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Inspector Albert L. Jacks
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, April 17, 1936
Cause: Duty related illness

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Robert L. Kosmal
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, August 17, 1935
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Roy W. Freiss
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Sunday, February 3, 1935
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman George J. Sallade
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, October 5, 1933
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Joseph J. Beran
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, January 28, 1931
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Anthony E. Rahe
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, August 7, 1930
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Orrie N. Murray
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, June 25, 1930
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant James E. Hughes
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, December 27, 1929
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Stephen Janeda
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Monday, July 15, 1929
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John Joseph Schemm
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, December 21, 1928
Cause: Fall

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Ralph P. Gentile
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, November 1, 1928
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman William P. Johnson
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Sunday, October 23, 1927
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James F. Farrell
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, July 6, 1927
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Charles Lewis Cooper, Jr.
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, August 18, 1925
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant Albert Bert Burris
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, June 30, 1925
Cause: Heart attack

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Samuel R. McGreevy
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, October 9, 1924
Cause: Automobile accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant Robert J. Galloway
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, August 26, 1924
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Joseph L. Riley
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Sunday, August 3, 1924
Cause: Automobile accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Joseph Jovanovic
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Monday, July 7, 1924
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John Joseph Rudolph
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, April 3, 1923
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Sergeant Casper Thomas Schmotzer
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, January 23, 1923
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Daniel John Conley
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, December 30, 1922
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Edward George Couch
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Monday, October 30, 1922
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Detective Peter K. Tsorvas
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, November 2, 1920
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Thomas Patrick Farrell
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Saturday, March 2, 1918
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Charles LeRoy Edinger
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, June 6, 1917
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman George H. Shearer
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, May 12, 1914
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Michael Grab
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, March 3, 1914
Cause: Struck by streetcar

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman William Walsh
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, October 20, 1909
Cause: Drowned

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James Farrell
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, October 23, 1908
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Wagonman George Mason Cochran
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Sunday, November 13, 1904
Cause: Automobile accident

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Casper Mayer
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, April 1, 1904
Cause: Electrocuted

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Andrew J. Kelly
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Sunday, October 4, 1903
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James H. Sheehy
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Sunday, May 18, 1902
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Detective Patrick Edward Fitzgerald
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, April 12, 1901
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman David W. Lewis
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, August 7, 1900
Cause: Assault

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman William Scanlon
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, July 8, 1898
Cause: Assault

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Charles Metzgar
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, May 11, 1898
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant John Alexander Berry
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, February 9, 1898
Cause: Fire

Policeman Peter P. Dillon
Allegheny City Police Department
EOW: Thursday, September 20, 1894
Cause: Electrocuted

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Thomas Chidlow
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, May 24, 1888
Cause: Struck by train

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman George H. Woods
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Monday, September 6, 1886
Cause: Fall

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John F. "Benjamin" Evans
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, August 6, 1885
Cause: Gunfire

Policeman John Wiggins
Allegheny City Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, November 9, 1880
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Night Watch, Pennsylvania

Night Watchman Samuel H. Ferguson
Pittsburgh Night Watch
EOW: Thursday, April 21, 1853
Cause: Stabbed


K9 LODDs


Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

K9 Rocco
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Cause: Stabbed

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

K9 Ulf
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Cause: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

K9 Jupp
Pittsburgh Police Department
EOW: Friday, June 21, 1991
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Line of Duty Deaths: 72

Assault: 2
Automobile accident: 4
Drowned: 2
Duty related illness: 1
Electrocuted: 3
Fall: 2
Fire: 1
Gunfire: 32
Gunfire (Accidental): 4
Heart attack: 3
Motorcycle accident: 8
Stabbed: 1
Struck by streetcar: 2
Struck by train: 1
Struck by vehicle: 3
Vehicle pursuit: 3

 

By Month

January: 3
February: 4
March: 7
April: 8
May: 5
June: 6
July: 7
August: 10
September: 4
October: 9
November: 5
December: 4

 

By Gender

Male: 72
Female: 0

 

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 3

view Gunfire: 1
Stabbed: 1
Struck by vehicle: 1

 

 

Component Agencies

Divisions or absorbed agencies:

 

Allegheny City Police Department
Pittsburgh, PA
Fallen officers: 2

Pittsburgh Night Watch, PA

Pittsburgh Night Watch
Pittsburg, PA
Fallen officers: 1

 

 
 
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