Private Francis Leo Haley

Private Francis Leo Haley

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, October 14, 1924

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Francis Leo Haley

Private Francis Haley was shot and killed while he attempted to arrest a man wanted for bank robbery. The suspect was convicted of murder and executed on November 30, 1924.

Private Haley was a U.S Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for five months. He was survived by his mother.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge 2551
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1925

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

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

October 14, 2020

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