Railroad Detective Charles George Nolan, Sr.

Railroad Detective Charles George Nolan, Sr.

Grand Trunk Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, May 13, 1924

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Charles George Nolan, Sr.

Detective Nolan was shot and killed in Detroit, Michigan, by what was believed to be a gang of box-car thieves responsible for a substantial amount of thefts. After Detective Nolan's body was found an investigation showed that he was shot with his own weapon.
Detective Nolan was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Michigan
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Case never solved

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Rest in Peace Detective Charles George Nolan Sr.. Thank You for protecting America's steel roadways. The job is still a daunting task.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the rotting flesh of your murderers.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, Texas

May 13, 2016

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