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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Rest in peace knowing that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 3, 2020

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