Officer John McNerney

Officer John McNerney

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, September 22, 1904

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John McNerney

Officer John McNerney was shot and killed by a suspect during a search of a store in an area that had seen a rash of burglaries.

He had attempted to return fire but his service weapon misfired twice.

Officer McNerney had served with the Norfolk Police Department for 13 years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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


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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

September 22, 2020

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