P-O- Patrick Riordan

P.O. Patrick Riordan

Name: Riordan, Patrick
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 019 Precinct
End of Watch: 17-Jun-1905
Incident Details: Police Officer Patrick Riordan was assigned to the 019 Precinct.

On June 17, 1905, Officer Riordan was on duty as a watchman at a railroad crossing located on 41st Street and Stewart Avenue.  The officer was directing foot traffic when he walked onto the northbound train tracks to avoid a southbound train and was struck by a northbound train.  Officer Riordan was fatally injured.

Officer Riordan was laid to rest in Mount Olivet Cemetery.