Roundsman Lawrence J. Phelan

Roundsman Lawrence J. Phelan

Brooklyn Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, December 27, 1876

Lawrence J. Phelan

Roundsman Phelan died of injuries he received six years earlier when he was struck on the head with an paving stone.

Roundsman Phelan was struck in the head with a paving stone while assisting in a U.S. Government raid on a illegal whiskey still at the corner of Hudson Avenue and Plymouth Street.

Roundsman Phelan had served with the Brooklyn Police Department for 19 years, and was assigned to the 2nd Precinct (present day 84th Precinct).

Roundsman Phelan was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 16, 1870
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Not available

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I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Phelan and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

December 13, 2015

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