Deputy Simon J. Bermingham

Deputy Simon J. Bermingham

Monroe County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, January 10, 1912

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Simon J. Bermingham

Deputy Bermingham was shot and killed after responding, with other officers, to a report that a murder had taken place. A young man had shot and killed his father after a dispute. When the officers arrived at the scene they were met with a hail of gunfire and Deputy Bermingham killed.

The suspect was arrested at the scene. He was charged with first degree murder and later execute at Auburn Prison on March 31, 1913.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1912

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 100th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 10, 2012

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