Policeman Mathew P. McDonagh

Policeman Mathew P. McDonagh

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, December 16, 1923

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Mathew P. McDonagh

Policeman McDonagh was killed when his police motorcycle was struck a train in downtown Los Angeles.

Policeman McDonagh had served with the agency for 3 years and was survived by his expectant wife. Policeman McDonagh's son, grandson, and great-grandson all went on to serve with the Los Angeles Police Department.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 468

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you and your family of LEO for your and their service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

December 16, 2017

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