Sergeant Steven M. Shaw

Sergeant Steven M. Shaw

Providence Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Thursday, February 3, 1994

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Steven M. Shaw

Sergeant Steven Shaw was shot and killed while searching a home on Benedict Street where a robbery suspect was hiding.

The suspect was hiding in a closet on the second floor of the home and shot Sergeant Shaw when he was found. The subject was shot and killed by other officers on the scene.

Sergeant Shaw had served with the Providence Police Department for five years and was posthumously promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 553

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Sgt. Shaw,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Providence. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 3, 2019

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