Captain Richard McHale

Captain Richard McHale

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, October 24, 1935

Richard McHale

Captain McHale, the Commanding Officer of the 109th Precinct, was shot and killed by a disgruntled patrolman who had been placed on reserve duty by the police surgeon.

Another patrolman responded to the shots and shot and killed the suspect.

Captain McHale was a member of New York 69th Volunteer Infantry, Company A and a veteran of the Spanish-American War. He was a recipient of the New York City Police Department's Medal of Honor.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge None
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 24, 2017

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