Patrolman Nicholas Sheehan

Patrolman Nicholas Sheehan

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, September 5, 1894

Nicholas Sheehan

Patrolman Sheehan was shot and killed after he and another officer responded to a citizen's complaint. He was chasing a suspect through a dark alley when he was shot.
Patrolman Sheehan was survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender None charged

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Nicholas Sheehan of the Cleveland Police Department, Ohio and the additional 61 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 5, 1894

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

September 5, 2017

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