Patrolman John Edward Clifford

Patrolman John Edward Clifford

McKeesport Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, December 15, 1915

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John Edward Clifford

Patrolman John Clifford succumbed to injuries sustained two weeks earlier when he was struck by a speeding car as he stepped off of a curb on Atlantic Avenue.

He was transported to a local hospital where he contracted pneumonia. The driver of the car that struck him pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and battery.

Patrolman Clifford had served with the McKeesport Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 49

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Monday, November 29, 1915
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Plead guilty

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 15, 2020

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