Corporal Anthony Cleary

Corporal Anthony Cleary

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, May 6, 1898

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Anthony Cleary

Corporal Anthony Cleary was shot and killed near the intersection of Perdido and South Rampart Streets by a man he attempted to arrest for robbery.

Minutes later the suspect shot and killed Patrolman Martin Trimp when he and several armed citizens trapped him in a barn. The citizens shot and killed the suspect.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Earlier this week I was inquiring about an old group photo in my parents' house of the New Orleans Police force circa late 1800s. My mother pointed you out to me and told me of your heroic service. We are very proud of your heroism and you will always be remembered.

Michael Cleary Doussan
Great Great Grandson

June 12, 2011

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