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Lieutenant John Joseph Quinlan | New York City Board of Water Supply Police, New York New York City Board of Water Supply Police, New York

Lieutenant

John Joseph Quinlan

New York City Board of Water Supply Police, New York

End of Watch: Friday, October 2, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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Lieutenant John Quinlan was killed in an automobile accident on State Route 52 in Fallsburg, New York, while performing spot-checks on areas under his command. It is believed he swerved to avoid a deer or oncoming vehicle, and crashed into a ravine.

Lieutenant Quinlan was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He had served with the agency for 16 years and was stationed at the Grahamsville Precinct. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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

Robyn Wilkes
September 29, 2015

 

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