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Auxiliary Police Officer Armando Rosario | New York City Police Department - Auxiliary Police Section, New York New York City Police Department - Auxiliary Police Section, New York

Auxiliary Police Officer

Armando Rosario

New York City Police Department - Auxiliary Police Section, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 25, 1992

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: Not available

Badge # 8956

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .25 caliber

Offender: Apprehended

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Auxiliary Officer Armando Rosario was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a suspect who had just robbed an elderly man.

Officer Rosario was off-duty and walking near the corner of Lafayette Avenue and Castle Street when he observed a suspect rob a man who has just exited a bank. Officer Rosario chased the suspect into a church yard. When the suspect was cornered, he turned on Officer Rosario, drew a Raven .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun and opened fire. Officer Rosario was struck three times in the chest and killed.

The suspect fled but was apprehended minutes later by responding officers and charged with Murder, Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Robbery.

Auxiliary Officer Rosario was assigned to the 46th Precinct Auxiliary Police Unit. He was survived by his mother and brother.

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Still remember that day.. Those we Love don't go away, They walk beside us everyday... Unseen , Unheard , but always near , STILL LOVED , still MISSED and very dear. Never got a chance to tell you thank you for always being a good friend a brother inlaw. Thank you for your service may God bless you always.

Carlos Torres
Brother inlaw / friend
November 21, 2016

 

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