Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 11 years
Badge # 894
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Three sentenced to life
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.