Patrolman Edward Vincent Tierney, Jr.

Patrolman Edward Vincent Tierney, Jr.

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, July 28, 1953

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Edward Vincent Tierney, Jr.

Patrolman Edward Tierney suffered fatal injuries when his motorcycle skidded in the 1400 block of West Liberty Avenue. He was thrown from the motorcycle and struck his head on a utility pole.

He died from his injuries eight days later.

Patrolman Tierney was a U.S. Navy veteran and Purple Heart recipient of WWII. He had served with the Pittsburgh Police for 10 years and was survived by his wife, son, daughter, and father.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 10 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, July 20, 1953


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RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 12, 2015

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