Police Officer James O. Washington

Police Officer James O. Washington

New York City Housing Authority Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, May 29, 1978

James O. Washington

Officer Washington was killed when he was struck by an elevator at the Beach 41st Street Houses in Far Rockaway.

Officer Washington was inspecting the elevator shaft after discovering vandals had damaged the doors. He was hit in the back of the head by the elevator as it descended.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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Rest in Peace my brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

May 29, 2017

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