Police Officer Thomas Joseph Nihill

Police Officer Thomas Joseph Nihill

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, September 21, 1924

Thomas Joseph Nihill

Officer Nihill was beaten to death by four men while investigating a call at a barber shop on 2nd Street. The men were arrested and charged with manslaughter. The motive was unknown.

Officer Nihill had served with the agency for 17 years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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Chief Marshal Randy L. Ford (ret)
Green Mt Falls, CO

September 21, 2015

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