Federal Prohibition Agent John M. Mulcahy

Federal Prohibition Agent John M. Mulcahy

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Prohibition Unit, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, September 3, 1925

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John M. Mulcahy

Federal Prohibition Agent John Mulcahy was shot and killed while conducting a prohibition raid on a camp near Westford, Massachusetts.

Nine suspects were arrested during the raid, including the suspect who shot Agent Mulcahy. The man was charged with murder and exposing liquor for sale. On December 3, 1925, the suspect was acquitted because the search warrant was invalid.

Agent Mulcahy was a World War I veteran.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Massachusetts
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 2, 1925
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 3, 2020

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