Patrolman Daniel J. McShane

Patrolman Daniel J. McShane

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, January 31, 1922

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Daniel J. McShane

Patrolman Daniel McShane was shot and killed shortly after midnight when he responded to the scene of a dispute between a tenant and a landlord at 17 Wheeler Street.

He was attempting to crawl through a window when he was shot in the stomach and killed. The suspect was apprehended after several hours in which he and officers exchanged almost 100 shots.

The suspect was convicted of manslaughter.

Patrolman McShane was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI veteran and had served with the Boston Police Department for two years.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Apprehended

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I came across you in a google search and I would just like to thank you for your service in both the military and police force.Many years have passed,but you"re still a hero.Rest in peace Patrolman McShane.


May 22, 2016

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