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Patrolman Joseph F. Brassard | Troy Police Department, New York Troy Police Department, New York

Patrolman

Joseph F. Brassard

Troy Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, June 17, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Joseph Brassard suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being kicked in the chest as he and another officer attempted to arrest a drunk subject at a local bar.

He had returned home following his shift when he suddenly collapsed. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Patrolman Brassard had served with the Troy Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 17, 2015

 

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