Patrolman James F. Farrell

Patrolman James F. Farrell

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, July 6, 1927

James F. Farrell

Patrolman James Farrell shot and killed after stopping an individual for questioning in the 1600 block of Lowrie Street. Patrolman Farrell was transported to Allegheny General Hospital where he died the following day.

The suspect was arrested the following month.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 24 years, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 5, 1927
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 15, 2015

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