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Patrolman John Sheridan | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


John Sheridan

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Monday, February 14, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1648

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Sheridan was struck and killed by a hit and run driver while on post.

Patrolman Sheridan was on bicycle patrol when he was struck by an automobile near the corner of Cropsey Avenue and Stryker Street, Brooklyn. The driver fled, abandoning his vehicle. He was later apprehended after detectives were able to trace the car to it's owner.

Patrolman Sheridan was survived by his wife and five-year-old daughter. He was assigned to the 70th Precinct.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
February 14, 2012


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