Police Officer Edward K. Ahrens

Police Officer Edward K. Ahrens

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, January 10, 1998

Edward K. Ahrens

Officer Edward Ahrens died from complications related to a gunshot wound he received 23 years earlier.

Officer Ahrens was questioning a narcotics suspect near the corner of 118th Street and 7th Avenue, when he was shot in the stomach. The suspect was arrested two blocks away by another officer.

The officer was forced to retire in 1979 due to complications from the wound, and died as a direct result of those complications on January 10, 1998.

Officer Ahrens, who was 31 years old at the time of the incident, was assigned to the 28th Precinct.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 31003

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, May 5, 1975
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 10, 2018

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