Patrolman Michael Walsh

Photo of Patrolman Michael Walsh
End of Watch: Sun, Dec 5th, 1880
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 10 years
Age: 40


Patrolman Michael Walsh was shot and killed while investigating a burglary.

During the investigation another burglary occurred on a nearby beat. Patrolman Walsh and a second patrolman continued searching the current establishment while keeping an eye out for any suspicious people walking their way. Patrolman Walsh noticed two men and when he approached them, one pulled out a pistol and shot him in the head.

The two suspects then fled the scene.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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