Detective Edward Michael Brady

Detective Edward Michael Brady

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Wednesday, November 21, 1923

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Edward Michael Brady

Detective Edward Brady was struck and killed by a switch engine near East 21st Street in Indianapolis, Indiana.

He and other detectives were boarding the switch engine as their prepared to finish their shifts. Detective Brady's foot slipped as he climbed aboard and fell between the engine and a freight car.

Detective Brady had served with the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department for only one week and had previously served with the Indianapolis Police Department for 18 months. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Indiana

foot patrol

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Det. Brady,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.



United States Border Patrol

November 21, 2023

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