Patrolman Christopher J. Tierney

Patrolman Christopher J. Tierney

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, September 20, 1919

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Christopher J. Tierney

Patrolman Tierney was killed while on mounted patrol when he was thrown from his department horse, Bulb.

Patrolman Tierney was assigned to the 73rd Precinct, the present day 63rd Precinct.

Three years later, Patrolman France Mace was killed while riding the same horse, Bulb, when the horse was struck by a car and Patrolman Mace was thrown to the ground.


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  • Cause Animal related

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Patrolman Tierney,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City.


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September 20, 2019

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