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Senior Court Clerk Alphonso B. Deal | New York State Office of Court Administration, New York New York State Office of Court Administration, New York

Senior Court Clerk

Alphonso B. Deal

New York State Office of Court Administration, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, July 7, 1988

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .25 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Senior Court Clerk Alphonso Deal was shot and killed while coming to the assistance of a robbery victim on West 140th Street in New York City at approximately 11:10 pm.

He was attempting to arrest a man, who had shot another man and stole his bicycle, when the man suddenly turned around and opened fire, striking Officer Deal. Although mortally wounded, Officer Deal was able to return fire and struck the suspect five times, wounding him. Officer Deal was transported to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital where he died of his injuries.

The 27-year-old suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. He will be eligible for parole in 2033.

Court Officer Deal had been with the agency for 16 years. He was survived by his mother and sibling.

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It was my honor to research newspapers, magazines, online & books to find your Photo. I found this photo in a Online article about your heroic sacrifice. I felt it was necessary to have a photo on this website so that your family & friends can remember you. Rest Easy Hero! Always Remembered!

APO Christian Durante
NYPD: 68th Precinct Auxiliary Police Unit
February 9, 2016

 

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