Police Officer Timothy M. Murphy

Police Officer Timothy M. Murphy

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, January 12, 1974

Timothy M. Murphy

Officer Timothy Murphy was accidentally shot and killed when he was mistaken for an offender while off duty.

Officer Murphy had served with the agency for 9 years and was assigned to the 120th Precinct. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 26983

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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