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Sergeant Robert A. Lally | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio


Robert A. Lally

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Monday, December 8, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 19 years

Badge # S114

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled after one year

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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.

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I believe Robert Lally was a distant cousin of mine.

Kathleen R Grogan
Distant cousin
March 23, 2015


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