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Patrolman Thomas Lynch | New York Municipal Police Force, New York New York Municipal Police Force, New York


Thomas Lynch

New York Municipal Police Force, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, September 27, 1849

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 7/22/1848

Weapon: Blunt object; Pipe

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Lynch killed after responding to a large dispute

Patrolman Lynch responded to 16 Dover street after receiving a report of a large dispute. As he tried to mediate the dispute, he was struck in the head 11 times with an iron pipe. He was seriously injured and died 14 months later from his injures.

Patrolman Lynch was assigned to the 4th Patrol District, the present day 1st Precinct.

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo
September 27, 2017


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