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Patrolman Simon J. Callinan | Buffalo Police Department, New York Buffalo Police Department, New York


Simon J. Callinan

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Monday, October 25, 1909

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 13 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

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Patrolman Simon Callinan was struck and killed by a switch engine in the New York Central Railroad yard along Ohio Street, near Cincinnati Street.

He was attempting to board the switch engine in order to ride it to the other side of his beat when he slipped and fell beneath its wheels, causing his left leg to be severed. He was taken to Emergency Hospital where he died a short time later.

Patrolman Callinan had served with the Buffalo Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Patrolman Callinan,
On today, the 107th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Buffalo.


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October 25, 2016


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