Patrolman Joseph Leo Riley

Patrolman Joseph Leo Riley

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, August 3, 1924

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Joseph Leo Riley

Patrolman Joseph Riley was killed in an automobile accident in which a fireman and a civilian were also killed on the Bloomfield Bridge.

Patrolman Riley was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for five years. He was survived by his parents.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years, 2 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Patrolman Riley,
On today, the 91st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army during WW I.


United States Border Patrol

August 3, 2015

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