Patrolman John P. Brady

Patrolman John P. Brady

Wheeling Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, September 27, 1868

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John P. Brady

Patrolman John Brady was killed while assisting the fire department fight a fire at a foundry on Market Street. Several people were trapped inside of the foundry and it was necessary to entry an adjacent store to fight the fire. As Patrolman Brady and another officer entered the building collapsed, killing Patrolman Brady.

Three citizens and two firemen were also killed as a result of the fire.

Patrolman Brady was survived by his wife.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire

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Thinking of you today. Thank you for your service to our country. RIP

John Haseltine - Civilian

March 27, 2016

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