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Patrolman John J. Duffy | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


John J. Duffy

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, November 17, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 16 years

Badge # 1233

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Duffy was shot and killed during a five block running gun battle with a burglary suspect.

Officer Duffy and five other officers chased the suspect when he ran from a cigar store at 2nd Avenue and 92nd Street. Another officer was shot in the hand and the suspect was shot three times and seriously wounded.

Officer Duffy was assigned to the 23rd Precinct.

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

Robyn Wilkes
November 16, 2015


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