Constable Andrew Joseph Conroy

Constable Andrew Joseph Conroy

Pennsylvania State Constable - Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, January 21, 1938

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Andrew Joseph Conroy

Constable Andrew Conroy was shot and killed as he attempted to confiscate furniture from a home on Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh. The tenant in the home had been ordered to release the furniture to be auctioned for a rent arrearage.

When Conroy informed the man of the confiscation he was fatally shot in the abdomen with a shotgun, and died of his injuries in the home's hallway.

The suspect fled to a hospital across the street from his home where he was taken into custody a short time later. He was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to only 27 days in prison. Constable Conroy was a U.S Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Pennsylvania State Constables for eight years.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 27 days

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Deputy Constable Conroy,
On today, the 79th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Pennsylvania.


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January 21, 2017

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