Detective Edward J. Barney

Detective Edward J. Barney

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, August 7, 1930

Edward J. Barney

Detective Barney was shot and killed while raiding a liquor stash with other officers. The officers had received a tip that the stash was being guarded by two men at a home on Pasadena Street. When they arrived at the home the two suspects opened fire with a machine gun, killing Detective Barney. One of the suspects was killed in the return gunfire.

Detective Barney was assigned to the 10th Precinct.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2036

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; Machine gun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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RIP Sir. Your service is not forgotten.

Officer A. Bilal
Detroit Police Department

August 7, 2017

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