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Correctional Officer William E. Quinn | New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Correctional Officer

William E. Quinn

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, September 11, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 9/11/1971

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Officer Quinn died from injuries sustained in a prison riot at the Attica Prison. Six other correctional officers were also killed during the riot.

The leader of the riot was never charged with any crime. After his release from prison he shot and killed Police Officer Norman R. Cerullo and Police Officer Christie D. Masone of the New York City Police Department on April 2, 1978 on a Brooklyn Street.

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Correctional Officer Ronald Werner
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Correctional Officer Harrison Whalen
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End of Watch: Saturday, October 9, 1971
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Police Officer Christie D. Masone
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End of Watch: Sunday, April 2, 1978
Cause: Gunfire

Police Officer Norman R. Cerullo
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End of Watch: Sunday, April 2, 1978
Cause: Gunfire

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The Truth about William Quinn's Death came in 2011 from the mouth of the man who was alleged to be William's murderer - Sad that he would wait all these years to come forward with this announcement.

Doug Brinkman
Civil Information Activist
May 11, 2013

 

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