Patrolman John Flynn

Patrolman John Flynn

Duquesne City Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 7, 1915

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John Flynn

Patrolman Flynn was shot and killed while checking businesses on Grant Avenue. While walking his beat in the business district he located an open door and entered the business to investigate. He was mistaken for a burglar by the proprietor and was shot and killed.

Patrolman Flynn had served with the Duquesne Police Department for six years and was survived by his wife and two children


  • Age 45
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

October 7, 2020

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