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Police Officer Daryl Pierson | Rochester Police Department, New York Rochester Police Department, New York

Police Officer

Daryl Pierson

Rochester Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 46

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 9/3/2014

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Shot and wounded

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Police Officer Daryl Pierson was shot and killed near the intersection of Hudson Avenue and Warsaw Street while involved in a foot pursuit of a suspect following a traffic stop.

The man that Officer Pierson was chasing had been paroled only three weeks prior while serving a sentence for attempted armed robbery.

A bystander was also wounded by the gunfire.

Officer Pierson was a veteran of the National Guard and had served with the Rochester Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife and two young children.

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Officer Pierson, I can not express in words the appreciation I have for your sacrifice for my safety and freedom. I am forever grateful. My sincerest condolences to your family, friends and the RPD.

Civilian Peter J. Stoller
Rochester, N.Y.
December 21, 2014


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