Patrolman Eugene M. Sheehan

Patrolman Eugene M. Sheehan

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, October 22, 1907

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Eugene M. Sheehan

Patrolman Eugene Sheehan was shot and killed by a disorderly person in Chathem Square, Manhattan.

Patrolman Sheehan was on foot patrol when he observed a male acting disorderly in Chathem Square. He had asked the man to move on, but the man refused. Patrolman Sheehan was forcibly moving the male out of the park when the man drew a revolver and shot Patrolman Sheehan in the head, killing him.

The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.

Patrolman Sheehan was assigned to the 3rd Precinct, the present day 5th Precinct.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 3093

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Apprehended

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I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Sheehan and his family. He may be gone but not forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

October 16, 2015

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