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
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Incident Details

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


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Cpl. Cleary,
On today, the 125th anniversary f your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Orleans. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 6, 2023

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