Patrolman James Cosgrove

Patrolman James Cosgrove

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, October 7, 1966

James Cosgrove

Patrolman Cosgrove was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver on Westside Highway. He was attempting to pull over a speeding vehicle when another vehicle entered the highway and struck him.

Patrolman Cosgrove had served with the New York City Police Department for three years and was survived by his wife, twin daughters, two sons, and brother. He was assigned to Highway Unit 4.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 10545

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Cosgrove and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO!

Robyn Wilkes

October 5, 2015

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