Lieutenant Robert John Galloway

Lieutenant Robert John Galloway

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, August 26, 1924

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Robert John Galloway

Lieutenant Robert Galloway was killed by an accidental gunshot to the neck while responding to a call for help from Vice Squad Officers under attack at a tavern located at 114 Fourth Avenue.

Lieutenant Galloway grabbed an individual during the brawl not realizing the individual was a plainclothes vice officer. The vice officer panicked and shot Lieutenant Galloway. He died in Allegheny General Hospital.

Lieutenant Galloway had served with the agency for 18 years.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 19 years, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Gone, but not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 26, 2018

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