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Patrolman Samuel R. McGreevy | Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania


Samuel R. McGreevy

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, October 9, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 17 years, 8 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

Incident Date: 10/5/1924

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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.

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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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