Sergeant Donald Scott Conniff

Sergeant Donald Scott Conniff

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, December 12, 2015

Donald Scott Conniff

Sergeant Donald Conniff succumbed to injuries sustained at approximately 8:50 am on January 1st, 1998, when his vehicle was struck by a drunk driver at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and 4th Street, in Manhattan.

He was en route to City Hall as part of Mayor Rudy Giuliani's inaugural protection detail. The crash caused him to suffer a skull fracture and contusions of the brain. He remained in rehabilitative care until succumbing to his injuries on December 12th, 2015.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 1, 1998
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

drunk driver, executive protection

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Sgt. Conniff,
On today, the 3rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 12, 2018

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