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Patrolman George T. Gillespie | New York Municipal Police Force, New York New York Municipal Police Force, New York

Patrolman

George T. Gillespie

New York Municipal Police Force, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, July 10, 1851

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Blunt object

Offender: Executed on February 11, 1853

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Patrolman Gillespie was beaten to death in front of 72 Oliver Street in Manhattan by a suspect. Patrolman Gillespie was attempting to restore order to a group of intoxicated sailors when the suspect attacked him with an iron cart rung.

The suspect was arrested and convicted of murder. He was executed by hanging on February 11, 1853.

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The name of your murderer is a forgotten footnote, you however live on through various memorials and via this wonderful website. You are also within the hearts of every law enforcement officer.

God Bless and may your continued rest be ever peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.
July 10, 2016

 

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