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Patrolman Edward Vincent Tierney, Jr. | Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

Edward Vincent Tierney, Jr.

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 28, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 10 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 7/20/1953

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Patrolman Edward Tierney suffered fatal injuries when his motorcycle skidded in the 1400 block of West Liberty Avenue. He was thrown from the motorcycle and struck his head on a utility pole.

He died from his injuries eight days later.

Patrolman Tierney was a U.S. Navy veteran and Purple Heart recipient of WWII. He had served with the Pittsburgh Police for 10 years and was survived by his wife, son, daughter, and father.

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RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD
March 12, 2015

 

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