Patrolman Thomas Patrick Farrell

Patrolman Thomas Patrick Farrell

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, March 2, 1918

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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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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the untimely death of Patrolman Thomas Farrell. May his memory live on in the hearts and minds of his family and the citizens of Pittsburgh.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

March 2, 2018

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