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Patrolman Frank G. Golden | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


Frank G. Golden

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, May 16, 1947

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1428

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Patrolman Frank Golden was accidentally shot and killed by his partner while struggling with a burglary suspect.

Patrolman Golden and his partner responded to a burglary alarm at a diner on Northern Boulevard in the Long Island City section of Queens. When the officers arrived, they encountered a suspect. As the officers attempted to arrest the suspect, a struggle ensued. Patrolman Golden's partner drew his service revolver, and during the struggle the suspect struck the revolver, causing it to discharge. The shot struck Patrolman Golden, mortally wounding him.

Patrolman Golden was transported to St. John's Hospital where he succumbed to his wound several hours later.

Patrolman Golden was assigned to 108th Precinct. He was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 16, 2015


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