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

Patrolman

John Starkey

New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 20, 1864

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 7/16/1863

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman John Starkey was violently assaulted and beaten during the Civil War draft riots. He died from his injuries seven months later.

A total of four officers were killed in riots against President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Draft.

Patrolman Starkey was assigned to the Central Office.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 145th anniversary year 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

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Phyllis Loya

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November 7, 2009

 

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