Patrolman Howard Barrows

Patrolman Howard Barrows

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, December 21, 1930

Howard Barrows

Patrolman Howard Barrows succumbed to injuries sustained three days earlier in an automobile crash at the intersection of Springfield Boulevard and Merrick Road, in Queens.

He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his injuries on December 21, 1930.

Patrolman Barrows had served with the New York City Police Department for 17 years and was assigned to the 105th Precinct. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 9101

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 18, 1930

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God bless America and all the police officers who protect us. I'm at the 105 Precinct for the 2017 Memorial Wall Re-dedication Ceremony honoring Patrol Offers Howard Barrows, Victor Cooper, Clarance Clark and Detective Brian Moore. You all gave your lives protecting us. Thank you. And may you all have already met each other in heaven.

Irene Jordan
Queens Colony Civic Association

May 4, 2017

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