Patrolman Joseph Sternberg

Patrolman Joseph Sternberg

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, August 16, 1954

Joseph Sternberg

Patrolman Sternberg was killed in an automobile accident when his cruiser struck a tree on Woodmere Boulevard in Woodsburgh.

He had been with the agency for four years.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 726

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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With great respect to this honorable young Police Officer Joseph Sternberg and all the dedicated and heroic officers who have sacrificed their lives to the citizens they serve, may you be at peace and God bless your service to the citizens under your watch.

Ret. PO Richard Winwood
P.D.N.C. (Highway Patrol Bureau)

August 16, 2017

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