Night Policeman Timothy O'Brien

Night Policeman Timothy O'Brien

Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Monday, October 2, 1893

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Timothy O'Brien

Night Policeman Tim O'Brien was shot and killed by two tramps he attempted to arrest when they jumped from a freight train as it stopped in Mason City, Iowa.

One of the subjects managed to grab Policeman O'Brien's revolver and shot him. Both men were apprehended.

Policeman O'Brien was a Union Army veteran of the Civil War.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Iowa
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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