Police Officer Phelim McDonough

Police Officer Phelim McDonough

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, February 18, 1925

Phelim McDonough

Officer Phelim McDonough was shot and killed while responding to a robbery in progress at a drug store on 12th Street. He was fatally wounded when exchanged shots with the three suspects as he arrived at the scene.

Officer McDonough was a WWI veteran and was a POW for 18 months during the war. He had served with the Detroit Police Department for only 6 months at the time of this death.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Another year has passed & you have not been forgotten!
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
RIP great uncle Phelim.
Ann Marie McDonagh

Ann Marie McDonagh
Great niece

February 25, 2016

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