Patrolman Thomas Patrick Farrell

Patrolman Thomas Patrick Farrell

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, March 2, 1918

Thomas Patrick Farrell

Patrolman Thomas Farrell was shot and killed by three suspects he was attempting to arrest at the corner of McClure Avenue and Woods Run Avenue. At least two of the suspects opened fire on Patrolman Farrell, striking him with two different caliber bullets.

Patrolman Farrell had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for 20 years and was assigned to the 13th Precinct. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 14 years, 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Never apprehended

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RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 12, 2015

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