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Patrolman William McAuliffe | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman

William McAuliffe

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, March 18, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman McAuliffe was shot and killed at the corner of second avenue and Sixty-seventh Street as he walked his beat. The suspect, who was waiting in the gutter at the location, emerged with a revolver drawn and shot Patrolman McAuliffe in the back four times. The motive for the murder is unknown.
Patrolman McAuliffe had been with the agency for six years and was survived by his brother.

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Patrolman William McAuliffe was talked about in my famliy when I was a young girl growing up in Ireland. One hundrend years later, he is still in our thoughts.

Nora
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August 4, 2016

 

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