Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # 32
Incident Date: 9/3/2014
Suspect: Shot and wounded
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.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Police Chief Michael Ciminelli
Rochester Police Department
185 Exchange Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14614
Phone: (585) 428-7033