Patrolman Thomas Wynn

Patrolman Thomas Wynn

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, March 31, 1914

Thomas Wynn

Patrolman Thomas Wynn succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained eight days earlier when he was shot while arresting a robbery suspect at Madison Street and Throop Avenue.

The suspect was apprehended and charged with murder. He was convicted, sentenced to death and executed in the electric chair at Sing Sing Prison on September 2, 1914.

Patrolman Wynn was assigned to the 155th Precinct (present day 79th Precinct) and had served with the New York City Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 7266

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, March 6, 1914
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1914

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 98th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 1, 2012

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