Patrolman John F. Brennan

Patrolman John F. Brennan

Providence Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Sunday, April 2, 1911

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John F. Brennan

Patrolman Brennan was shot and killed on Federal Street when he responded to reports of gun shots in Franklin Park. His murder was never solved.

Patrolman Brennan had only been with the agency for six months.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 139

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Case never solved

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Your murderers may have never been caught to face justice, but they surely faced a much higher justice in a different place at a different time. Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

April 2, 2021

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