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Detective Edward J. Barney | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan


Edward J. Barney

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Thursday, August 7, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2036

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; Machine gun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Detective Barney was shot and killed while raiding a liquor stash with other officers. The officers had received a tip that the stash was being guarded by two men at a home on Pasadena Street. When they arrived at the home the two suspects opened fire with a machine gun, killing Detective Barney. One of the suspects was killed in the return gunfire.

Detective Barney was assigned to the 10th Precinct.

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RIP Sir. Your service is not forgotten.

Officer A. Bilal
Detroit Police Department
August 7, 2017


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