Sergeant Michael J. Brady

Sergeant Michael J. Brady

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, October 5, 1924

Michael J. Brady

Sergeant Brady was shot and killed as he went to investigate a suspicious vehicle parked at the corner of California Street and Mason Street. Four men inside the vehicle were waiting for a bootlegger whom they intended to rob. As Sergeant Brady walked up one of the men shot him five times. All four men were arrested a week later.

The gunman, an ex-convict, told police he shot Sergeant Brady because he knew he would go back to prison if a gun was found in his possession. He was convicted of first degree murder on May 9, 1925, and sentenced to life in Folsom Prison. In November of 1927 he was one of six inmates charged in the stabbing death of a fellow inmate.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Sentenced to life

Most Recent Reflection

View all 7 Reflections

Rest In Peace Brother. We honor you on the 93rd anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

October 5, 2017

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.