Patrolman James Farrell

Patrolman James Farrell

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, October 23, 1908

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James Farrell

Patrolman James Farrell was accidentally killed by a fellow officer who mistook him for a robber on Melrose Avenue at 12:15 a.m.

He had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for just over one year.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Patrolman Farrell,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pittsburgh.


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October 23, 2018

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