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Patrolman Harry J. Padian | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


Harry J. Padian

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, July 7, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 25 years

Badge # 9516

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Harry Padian was shot and killed by a prisoner he was guarding at the Harlem Hospital.

The suspect, who had jumped through the window of a liquor store, suddenly grabbed Officer Padian's revolver and shot him three times. Hospital workers subdued the suspect.

Officer Padian had served with the NYPD for 25 years and was assigned to the 32nd Precinct. He was survived by his wife.

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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
July 15, 2015


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