Police Officer John F. McCarthy

Police Officer John F. McCarthy

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, November 30, 1922

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John F. McCarthy

Police Officer John McCarthy was shot and killed with his own service weapon while responding to a disturbance at a boarding house at 551 Center Street.

As he entered the home he was attacked by a man and shot with his own weapon.

Officer McCarthy had served with the Oakland Police Department for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available


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Your family remembers you and honors your sacrifice have not been forgotten. (from your sister's grandson)

Craig S. Chapman

May 13, 2024

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