Patrolman Frank J. Redican

Patrolman Frank J. Redican

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, December 6, 1903

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Frank J. Redican

Patrolman Frank Redican was killed when he attempted to rescue people from a burning building.

Patrolman Redican, while on patrol duty, noticed smoke coming from the basement of a building. He entered the building, helped one man to safety, and re-entered the building. His body was discovered an hour later by members of the New York City Fire Department.

Patrolman Redican had served with the New York City Police Department for one year and was assigned to the 1st Precinct in lower Manhattan.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire

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Patrolman Redican,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City.


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December 6, 2023

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