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Shot N.H. Detective Returns To Duty

August 08, 2013  | 

A Rochester (N.H.) Police detective wounded during the deadly Greenland ambush is back on the job following a 16-month hiatus recovering from the gun battle.

Detective Jeremiah Murphy was shot in the chest during the April 12 shootout between narcotics task force officers and Cullen Mutrie, who had opened fire on the officers. During the deadly raid, Mutrie killed Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney and wounded four other officers.

Murphy, who has served teh agency since 2004, returned to the department earlier this week, reports Foster's Daily Democrat.

Tags: Detectives, Medical Leave, Greenland (N.H.) PD, Rochester (N.H.) PD


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Billy Cloran @ 8/10/2013 1:47 PM

I had the honor of meeting Detective Murphy shortly after his release from the hospital at his home after this horrific event. It comes with great pride to know that He has made an incredible recovery and is back in service. God Bless Murph

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