Patrolman George J. Sallade

Patrolman George J. Sallade

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 5, 1933

George J. Sallade

Patrolman George Sallade was killed in a motorcycle crash near 1300 River Avenue.

The front tire of the motorcycle blew out, causing him to be thrown over the handle bars. Another officer who was riding with him realized that Patrolman Sallade was no longer following him. The officer turned around, retraced his route, and found Patrolman Sallade in the roadway.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years, 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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I married Hazel's oldest son Jim. Although I never knew Uncle George I did know his widow Aunt Betty and children George and Peggy. There were so many family stories of the goodness of this " gentleman policeman" One oft told, how he would go on his motorcycle to the orphan' s home and take the children for rides. They loved him and waited for him to come.

Betty Dougherty
niece in law retired RN

May 18, 2018

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