Patrolman Spiro Nicholas Galanoudis

Patrolman Spiro Nicholas Galanoudis

Monessen City Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, October 19, 1973

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Spiro Nicholas Galanoudis

Patrolman Spiro Galanoudis was struck and killed by the driver of a stolen vehicle while directing traffic at a high school football game at Grand Boulevard and State Road in Monessen.

The 16-year-old suspect was convicted of manslaughter in connection with the incident.

Patrolman Galanoudis was a military veteran who had served with the Monessen Police Department for one year. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

directing traffic, hit-and-run, stolen vehicle

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I always check in on here and I wanted to say thank you for all the kind reflections everyone has been writing for my uncle spiro im the last left from the family. But from the bottom of my heart thank you for all the kind words aswell thank you.

Michael Galanoudis

March 24, 2024

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