Patrolman James F. Farrell

Patrolman James F. Farrell

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, July 6, 1927

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James F. Farrell

Patrolman James Farrell shot and killed after stopping an individual for questioning in the 1600 block of Lowrie Street. Patrolman Farrell was transported to Allegheny General Hospital where he died the following day.

The suspect was arrested the following month.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 24 years, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 5, 1927
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 6, 2020

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