Detective John J. Carey

Detective John J. Carey

New York Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, November 3, 1892

John J. Carey

Detective Carey was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a fugitive from Chicago.

Detective Carey and his partner were searching for a fugitive, when they spotted him on the corner of 7th Avenue and 29th Street in Manhattan. When the subject entered a saloon, Detective Carey took position outside. The subject exited the saloon with a revolver drawn and before Detective Carey could respond, the subject shot and killed him.

Detective Carey's partner grabbed the subject, and a struggle ensued. The subject attempted to shoot Detective Carey's partner, but a Patrolman who had responded to the sound of the shots assisted in taking the subject into custody.

Detective Carey was assigned to the Central Office Squad.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

November 3, 2017

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