Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # 10236
Offender: Sentenced to life
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.