Sergeant Robert A. Lally

Sergeant Robert A. Lally

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, December 8, 1975

Robert A. Lally

Sergeant Robert Lally was shot and killed by a store owner who mistook him for a burglar while checking doors to businesses.

The man was sentenced to ten year for involuntary manslaughter but was paroled after only one year.

Sergeant Lally had served with the agency for 19 years. He was survived by his wife and two children and is buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge S114

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled after one year

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Robert A. Lally of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 81 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

December 8, 2017

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