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Name : Tierney, Christopher J. 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: Command: 073 Pct. (todays 63rd Pct)
Date of Death: 1919-09-20   Cause of Death: Thrown from horse
     
 Patrolman Tierney was killed while on mounted patrol when he was thrown from his department horse, Bulb.

Patrolman Tierney was assigned to the 73rd Precinct, the present day 63rd Precinct.

Three years later, Patrolman France Mace was killed while riding the same horse, Bulb, when the horse was struck by a car and Patrolman Mace was thrown to the ground.
  
 
     
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Rest in peace brother.
— JOM

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: December 20, 2006, 11:04 am

Ptl Tierney, you are always in our thoughts and prayers . rest in Peace Christopher J.
— Tommy
Posted: September 21, 2013, 7:54 am

It wasn't intill 2010 that the NYPD recently identified additional names of members of the service who were killed in the line of duty between 1902 and 1997 .Shield number 8427 which I had the honor to have worn for the past 19 year of my 21 years of service belong to officer Christopher Tierney .It now taken out of circulation and proudly displayed at the NYC Police Museum on the wall of Heros
— Ray D'Augusta
Posted: March 15, 2014, 9:18 am

Christopher we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: September 16, 2014, 10:08 am

 


 

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