Police Officer Timothy M. Murphy

Police Officer Timothy M. Murphy

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, January 12, 1974

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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 (Inadvertent)

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Rest in peace Officer Murphy. A tragedy and a young hero forever. My dad worked out of the 102nd precinct.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 9, 2019

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