Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 29647
Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber
Offender: Not available
Police Officer Ralph Stanchi was shot and killed after responding to a call of a man with a gun in a bar.
He and his partner responded to a call of a man with a gun inside a bar at 515 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan. In the ensuing gun battle, Officer Stanchi and the bartender were killed by the suspect. The suspect was also killed.
Officer Stanchi had served with the New York City Police Department for four years and was assigned to the 32nd Precinct. He was survived by his wife and two children.