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Ridley Township Police Department Agency Patch
Resided: PA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Aug. 26, 1923
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 60 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Ridley Township Police Dept.
PA   USA
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Patrolman
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
On The Job: 13 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: PA   USA   Sun. Aug. 26, 1923
Summary: Patrolman Creghan was shot and killed when he was caught in the middle of a turf war between rival gangs. He was patrolling in front of a house if ill-repute when the shootout started in which several hundreds shots were fired. A .33 caliber bullet struck Patrolman Creghan in the chest, killing him. No suspects were ever identified and his case remains open. Patrolman Creghan had been with the agency for 13 years.

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