Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 553
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Sergeant Steven Shaw was shot and killed while searching a home on Benedict Street where a robbery suspect was hiding.
The suspect was hiding in a closet on the second floor of the home and shot Sergeant Shaw when he was found. The subject was shot and killed by other officers on the scene.
Sergeant Shaw had served with the Providence Police Department for five year and was posthumously promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He is survived by his wife.