Brian D. Shaw


LOWER BURELL, PA, U.S.A.

PATROLMAN, NEW KENSINGTON POLICE DEPTARMENT, NEW KENSINGTON, PA

11/17/2017, NEW KENSINGTON, PA, U.S.A.


Brian David Shaw, 25, of Lower Burrell, died Friday, November 17, 2017, in the line of duty as a New Kensington police officer. He was born December 30, 1991, in Pittsburgh, to Stephan A. Sr. and Lisa J. Kristofik Shaw. Officer Shaw was a lifelong resident of Lower Burrell.

Brian was a 2010 graduate of Burrell High School and attended Slippery Rock University where he was the place kicker for four years. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, and graduated from Allegheny County Police Academy. He worked as a police officer for the New Kensington Police Department. He had previously worked at East Deer, Frazier and Cheswick police departments. He was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, New Kensington, and the F.O.P. Lodge 39.

He enjoyed working out, soccer, football, hunting, playing with his dogs, Satie Mae and Gus and was a fan of all sports. He will always be remembered for his charismatic, outgoing personality and addictive smile.