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Police Officer Anthony T. Dwyer | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer

Anthony T. Dwyer

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 17, 1989

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 10236

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Police Officer Anthony Dwyer was killed when he was pushed from a rooftop during a struggle with a suspect.

He and other officers had responded to a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Times Square. Officer Dwyer chased one of the suspects to the roof of the building where the suspect pushed him off of the roof into an air shaft.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to 25 years to life. He has a parole hearing in June, 2016.

Officer Dwyer had served with the New York City Police Department for over two years and was assigned to Midtown South. He was survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.

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So tragic to have happened. Rest in peace my brother, and may God watch over you and your loving family.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)
October 18, 2016

 

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