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Patrolman John Smedick | New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

Patrolman

John Smedick

New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, July 23, 1868

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Executed in 1870

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Patrolman Smedick was shot and killed after being ambushed by a career criminal near the intersection of 1st Avenue and 32nd Street. The suspect was laying in wait to murder a police officer and shot Patrolman Smedick twice as he approached the area. The suspect was arrested and hanged in 1870.

Patrolman Smedick was assigned to the 21st Precinct. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 142nd 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 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
July 24, 2010

 

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