Victoria, BC – VicPD Officers are remembering one of our own today. Constable John Curry’s End of Watch was Monday, February 29th, 1864.
155 years ago, 24 year-old Constable John Curry found himself testifying at a “Coroner’s Inquisition” regarding the death of a young First Nations boy. The inquisition was held at the Boomerang Saloon. Constable Curry himself be the subject of the very next Coroner’s Inquisition in Victoria at the saloon; having been shot and killed in the course of his duties late on Monday, February 29th, 1864.