Railroad Detective Harry A. Malone

Railroad Detective Harry A. Malone

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, August 16, 1925

Harry A. Malone

Railroad Detective Harry Malone was shot and killed by one of three men he ordered off a freight train near Justus, Ohio.

Detective Malone managed to return fire hitting the 20-year-old suspect who shot him in the arm. All three were apprehended and confined in the Stark County Jail.

Detective Malone's killer was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death on October 30th, 1925. On August 9th, 1927, Governor Vic Donahey commuted his sentence to life. He was pardoned by Governor Martin L. Davey on September 20th, 1938.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Ohio
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Pardoned in 1938

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Rest in Peace Police Detective Harry A. Malone. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the steel roadways of America.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray the scum who murdered you burn forever in hell along with anyone who granted him comfort and mercy.


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 13, 2016

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