Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 13750
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to life
Officer George Werdann was shot and killed as he attempted to apprehend two suspects who had just robbed a supermarket.
Officer Werdann, who was off-duty, observed the robbery and was in pursuit of the suspects in his personal vehicle. While Officer Werdann attempted to apprehend one of the suspects, he was shot and killed by the other suspect. The two suspects were apprehended and charged with his murder and robbery.
The suspect who shot and killed him was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life. He has a parole hearing in November of 2013.
The officer had been employed with the New York City Police Department for 3 years, and was assigned to the 47th Precinct.