Patrolman Joseph John Pelosi

Patrolman Joseph John Pelosi

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, December 8, 1924

Joseph John Pelosi

Patrolman Joseph Pelosi struck and killed by a car while riding his police bicycle.

He was escorting an ambulance on Queens Boulevard when he was struck and fatally injured. He was transported to St. John's Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries one week later.

Patrolman Pelosi was assigned to the Newton Station (modern day 60th Precinct) and had only served with the agency for 4 days. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 4 days
  • Badge 12174

Incident Details

  • Cause Bicycle accident
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 4, 1924


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I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Pelosi and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

December 10, 2015

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