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Patrolman John P. Flood | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman

John P. Flood

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 3, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # 4154

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Officer's nightstick

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Flood was beaten to death with his own night stick after responding to an apartment where a woman was being threatened. Patrolman Flood was on his post when he was approached by a woman who told him there was a man in her apartment that was threatening to kill her.

Patrolman Flood walked with the woman to the apartment at 502 East 77th Street in Manhattan. When Patrolman Flood entered, he was attacked by the suspect, a prize fighter. The suspect as able to gain control of Patrolman Flood's night stick and beat him to death with it.

Patrolman Flood was survived by his wife. He was assigned to the 31st Precinct.

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RIP Patrolman Flood, you are not forgotten.

Police Officer-retired
New York City Police Department
July 3, 2017

 

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