Patrolman Frederick F. Tierney

Patrolman Frederick F. Tierney

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, October 20, 1919

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Frederick F. Tierney

Patrolman Tierney was shot and killed after arriving on the scene of a robbery in progress. Patrolman Tierney was chasing one suspect when he was shot and killed. Four suspects were involved. Three escaped and one was shot, wounded, and apprehended.

The captured suspect, age 36, was convicted of Patrolman Tierney's murder and sentenced to life. He died in prison on January 14, 1927, from tuberculosis.

Patrolman Tierney had been with the agency for two years.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 20, 2019

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