Patrol Officer Neil Mooney

Patrol Officer Neil Mooney

Duluth Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Tuesday, January 6, 1914

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Neil Mooney

Officer Mooney succumbed to a gunshot wound received the previous day after arresting two suspects for a minor charge of breaching the peace. He searched one of the suspects and found a concealed revolver. However, the suspect had a second concealed revolver which Officer Mooney did not find. The suspect waited until he had an opportunity to shoot Officer Mooney and then did so.

The 21-year-old suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, January 5, 1914
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Officer Mooney will for ever be remembered in our family. It has recently come to my attention he is my great grandfather. It is a great honor to know he is remembered in this fashion.

Scott Mattson
Great Grand Son

March 28, 2018

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