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Patrolman Patrick J. Kelliher | Quincy Police Department, Massachusetts Quincy Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman

Patrick J. Kelliher

Quincy Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Sunday, January 12, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 8/31/1907

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Patrick Kelliher succumbed to wounds received four months earlier when he was beaten by a group of men at the Quincy Square Station. He had responded to a report of a gang of rowdy men on a train and he had arrested the main instigator. As he pulled the man to nearest call box the rest of the group attacked two other citizens before attacking Patrolman Kelliher. He was able to turn his call box key to the emergency position before being knocked to the ground and severely kicked and beaten. The group of men fled as backup units arrived on a patrol wagon. Patrolman Kelliher complained of severe stomach pains and succumbed to internal bleeding four months later.

Patrolman Kelliher had served with the agency for four years. He was survived by his wife.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 104th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Laslater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
January 12, 2012

 

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