Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # 105
Incident Date: 9/18/1974
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Died in prison
Police Officer Harold Woods was shot and killed after walking in on a robbery in progress at a local store. When Officer Woods identified himself as a Police Officer he was shot. Officer Woods was in very critical condition and was placed on a respirator at the hospital. Despite the doctors’ best effort to save Officer Woods, he died from his wounds four days later.
The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life December 16, 1975. He died in prison March 20, 1988.
Officer Woods had been with the agency for 10 years and had also served with the New York City Police Department for one year. Officer Woods was survived by his wife and three sons.