Patrolman Francis J. O'Grady

Patrolman Francis J. O'Grady

Belmont Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, February 24, 1914

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Francis J. O'Grady

Patrolman Frank O'Grady was struck by a train and killed at the Belmont Train Station.

Patrolman O'Grady was wearing earmuffs because of the extreme cold and could not hear an approaching train. While walking on the tracks, he slipped and was struck by a train as he attempted to get up.

Patrolman O'Grady had served with the Belmont Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and ten children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

foot patrol, train

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Patrolman O’Grady,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Belmont.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

February 24, 2024

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