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Police Officer Matthew Francis Giglio | Nassau County Police Department, New York Nassau County Police Department, New York

Police Officer

Matthew Francis Giglio

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 16, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 1778

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/7/1975

Weapon: Handgun; 9 mm

Suspect: Sentenced to life

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Police Officer Matthew Giglio succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two months earlier while backing up other officers on a burglary call.

The subject who murdered Officer Giglio was convicted of murder and sentenced to 25 years to life.

Officer Giglio had served with with the Nassau County Police Department for 11 years and was assigned to the Fifth Precinct police ambulance as an EMT. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and one son.

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There are some things one should never forget and that night is one of them. I worked with Matt in the 5th Pct. I worked a 4x12 and saw Matt in the station house just prior to his going out on patrol in his ambulance. Never thought it would be his last tour. Matt was a good cop, great AMT and a fine human being. A loss to many. We lost too many RIP Matt.

Detective, retired
Nassau County Police Department
December 16, 2014

 

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