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Detective James Garvey | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Detective

James Garvey

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, April 21, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 21 years

Badge # 20

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1942

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Detective James Garvey was shot and killed during an investigation while assigned to the 20th Squad.

The suspect later murdered Patrolman John Monahan. He was convicted of both murders and executed at Sing Sing Prison in 1942.

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James Garvey was my grandmothers brother and I am proud to have served in the NYPD and carry on his
good work.
Eamonn Kirby & Patrck O'Sullivan, if you see this, I would like to get in touch with you.

Raymond Gallagher

Retired Detective Raymond Gallagher
Bronx Homicide
April 13, 2015

 

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