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Sergeant Michael J. Brady | San Francisco Police Department, California San Francisco Police Department, California

Sergeant

Michael J. Brady

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, October 5, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Sentenced to life

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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.

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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

 

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