Patrolman David Allen Barr

Patrolman David Allen Barr

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, May 3, 1983

David Allen Barr

Patrolman David Barr was accidentally shot and killed while at the Department range. A range instructor was checking the firearm of another officer, when it discharged, striking Patrolman Barr in the chest.

Patrolman Barr had served with the agency for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 15 years, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

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May 4, 2015

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