Policeman Thomas F. Gallagher

Policeman Thomas F. Gallagher

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, November 3, 1922

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Thomas F. Gallagher

Policeman Gallagher was shot and killed in a struggle with two men who were trying to break into a private garage at 24th and McKean streets.

Policeman had been an officer for six years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 4113

Incident Details

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

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On this 98th anniversary of your untimely and heroic death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that you will always be remembered.

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

November 3, 2020

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