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Patrolman James Cahill | New York Municipal Police Force, New York New York Municipal Police Force, New York

Patrolman

James Cahill

New York Municipal Police Force, New York

End of Watch: Friday, September 29, 1854

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Two charged with murder

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Patrolman Cahill was shot and killed where making an arrest for burglary.

Patrolman Cahill responded to a bakery, located at East 10th Street and Avenue B, after two juvenile suspects were caught breaking in by the owner. The two subjects fled. They were pursued by Patrolman Cahill. A struggle ensued and Patrolman Cahill was shot and killed.

The two suspects were later apprehended and charged with murder.

Patrolman Cahill had served with the New York Municipal Police Force for about one year and was assigned to the 11th Ward, the Present day 9th Precinct.

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo
September 29, 2017

 

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