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Night Policeman Tim O'Brien | Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Night Policeman

Tim O'Brien

Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Monday, October 2, 1893

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Iowa

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Night Policeman Tim O'Brien was shot and killed by two tramps he attempted to arrest when they jumped from a freight train as it stopped in Mason City, Iowa.

One of the subjects managed to grab Policeman O'Brien's revolver and shot him. Both men were apprehended.

Policeman O'Brien was a Union Army veteran of the Civil War.

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RIP sir! you are remembered always!

Special Agent Steven Scurek
Canadian Pacific Police Service
July 11, 2016

 

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