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Police Officer Daniel J. Greer | Nassau County Police Department, New York Nassau County Police Department, New York

Police Officer

Daniel J. Greer

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, December 16, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: 13 years

Badge # 1247

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Greer was struck by a drunk driver and killed while assisting a disabled motorist on the Long Island Expressway in Plainview, New York. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene after the accident but was located with the help of CB radio users who were in the area.

Officer Greer was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart. He had been with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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My Fathers , Sisters husband, Dan Greer was my Uncle. He loved Led Zeppelin & I still have the tape he made for me in 1977. He left behind a large family whom misses him till this day. He was known as "The Shooting Star on the L.I.E. A Bad Company Song he liked...
Cops are our first line of defense & a drunk driver from Newsday killed him.

Tom Gucci
December 22, 2014


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