Police Officer Mercer E. Weiskotten

Police Officer Mercer E. Weiskotten

Syracuse Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, September 23, 1954

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Mercer E. Weiskotten

Officer Weiskotten was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver while attempting to stop a speeding car.

Officer Weiskotten was survived by his wife and child, and his parents and brother.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 23, 2020

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