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Detective George Caccavale | New York City Transit Police Department, New York New York City Transit Police Department, New York

Detective

George Caccavale

New York City Transit Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, June 26, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 894

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Three sentenced to life

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Detective George Caccavale was shot and killed while working an off duty security job at a cash checking store.

He was confronted by three armed men when he arrived at the store escorting a cash withdrawal. As he attempted to draw his weapon he was shot. The subjects then stole his gun and, as he attempted to draw his backup weapon, he was shot again.

The subjects fled the scene but were arrested and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.

Detective Caccavale had served with the New York City Transit Police Department for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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