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Patrolman Roderick O'Connor | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


Roderick O'Connor

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, July 27, 1950

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2575

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman O’Connor died of injuries he received in a motorcycle accident.

Patrolman O’Connor was on patrol when he attempted to get on the entrance ramp for the Gowanus Expressway, near Hicks Street, when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a wall. It is believed that an improperly maintained motorcycle was what caused him to lose control. He was removed to Methodist Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Patrolman O’Connor was a US Navy veteran and was assigned to Motorcycle Precinct 2, the present day Highway 2. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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RIP Patrolman O'Connor, you are not forgotten.

Police Officer (Retired)
July 27, 2015


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