Lieutenant Stanley P. Przygocki

Lieutenant Stanley P. Przygocki

Jersey City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, October 29, 1967

Stanley P. Przygocki

Lieutenant Stanley Przygocki succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day when he was shot while interrupting a robbery at a tavern at 185 Coles Street.

He was a patron in the bar when two armed men entered and announced a robbery. Lieutenant Przygocki identified himself and drew his service revolver. One of the men opened fire with a revolver, striking Lieutenant Przygocki three times. Despite being wounded, he fatally shot the subject and then chased the second man approximately 25 years before collapsing.

Lieutenant Przygocki had served with the Jersey City Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and family.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 28, 1967
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

off duty, robbery

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It will be 50 years this October since we lost you Daddy. Love you, Miss you, Rest in Peace.

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