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Constable Patrick Sheahan

An article on “The Tragic death of Constable Patrick Sheahan D.M.P” by Tom Donovan (2005)

Patrick Sheahan from Glin, Co. Limerick, served with the Dublin Metropolitan Police, and in May 6th 1905 he was called to an incident as a worker had been overcome by gas in a large sewer while investigating a broken pipe…

article on Patrick Sheahan

You can visit the memorial in Dublin, on Burgh Quay at the junction of Hawkins Street

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William F. Sheehan

Officer

William F. Sheehan

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, June 25, 1917

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/12120-officer-william-f-sheehan#ixzz3OMQTolAu

Officer Sheehan was shot and killed by his brother after a dispute. The brother had come home drunk and Officer Sheehan confronted him about his alcohol problem. After a short argument, the suspect went into their house and took Officer Sheehan’s gun, and shot him in the back and his three-year-old son clung to his leg. When officers arrived, they arrested the suspect and charged him with murder.
Officer Sheehan was survived by his son.

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/12120-officer-william-f-sheehan#ixzz3OMQK7UGs