KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY BY TROLLEY CAR
Appointed: May 3, 1897
End of Watch: November 10, 1900

Annual Report of the Superintendent of Police for the year 1900

From the Director of Public Safety Abraham L. English, Esq., January 1, 1901, page 37

There were thirty-one deaths in the Bureau during the year, the same in number as last year, and were as follows:

  • One Lieutenant, John J. Hallowell;
  • One house sergeant, J. S. Hoagland;
  • One pilot, Henry C. West;
  • One assistant Clerk, George L. Rubicam;
  • One substitute officer; twenty-six patrolmen,
  • One whom, Charles Conway.

Patrolman Charles Conway, died from injuries received in the discharge of duty.  Conway was crushed between cars of the Union Traction Company in election night while trying to save the life of a woman on Market Street.  Conway died from his injuries in Jefferson Hospital.