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

Patrolman

William O'Connor

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 19, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # 15732

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 5/17/1931

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Patrolman O'Connor died from a wound he received when he was accidentally shot by another patrolman during an altercation in a restaurant.

Patrolman O'Connor was off-duty and inside a restaurant at 95-10 105th Street, Jamaica, Queens, when another off-duty patrolman became involved in a altercation with a man. Patrolman O'Connor attempted to intervene and was accidentally shot in the neck by the other patrolman. He died two days later from his wound.

Patrolman O'Connor was assigned to Mounted Squad 1. He was survived by his parents, two sisters and a brother.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 19, 2015

 

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