Patrolman Samuel R. McGreevy

Patrolman Samuel R. McGreevy

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 9, 1924

Samuel R. McGreevy

Patrolman Samuel McGreevy succumbed to injuries when he fell from the running board of a car at the intersection of Carson Street and Main Street.

He had commandeered the car in an attempt to stop a speeding motorist on Main Street. Patrolman McGreevy lost his balance when the car came to a stop and fell to the ground. He contracted double pneumonia as a result of his injuries and died four days later.



Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 17 years, 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 5, 1924

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RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 12, 2015

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