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Detective Anthony Joseph Venditti | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Detective

Anthony Joseph Venditti

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 21, 1986

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 14 years

Badge # 679

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Three acquitted

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Detective Anthony Venditti was shot and killed by members of the Mafia he was investigating. Detective Venditti and his partner were conducting surveillance of known Mafia associates when they stopped at a local diner to use the restroom. When Detective Venditti exited the car he was confronted by three suspects who began to push him against a wall. Detective Venditti's partner exited her vehicle and drew her weapon, but was shot and wounded by one of the suspects. The suspect then shot and killed Detective Venditti before being wounding himself by Detective Venditti's partner.

All three suspects were apprehended but acquitted of murder. They were later convicted of racketeering and sentenced to prison.

Detective Venditti had been a member of the New York City Police Department for 14 years and was assigned to the Organized Crime Control Bureau Joint Organized Crime Task Force. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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Rest in Peace Detective Anthony J. Vevditi. Thank you for your Service and Sacrifice.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderers!

Amen!

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX
January 21, 2016

 

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