Patrolman John Bannon

Patrolman John Bannon

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, May 27, 1966

John Bannon

Patrolman John Bannon was accidentally shot and killed during an off duty incident when he was mistaken as an offender.

Patrolman Bannon was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the New York City Police Department for 11 years and was assigned to the 110th Precinct. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 1221
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

mistaken identity

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A True American Hero, America Thanks you. God Bless Patrolman John Bannon and his family, may he rest in eternal peace.

Retired Lt. ANTHONY m. Carollo

May 8, 2017

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