Sergeant Daniel Sheehan

Sergeant Daniel Sheehan

Joplin Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, July 19, 1885

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Daniel Sheehan

Sergeant Sheehan was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest the owner of a gambling house. An angry mob of citizens captured the suspect and lynched him.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your memory and sacrifice. Rest in peace always

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

July 19, 2020

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