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Patrolman Maurice F. Harlow | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman

Maurice F. Harlow

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, February 22, 1925

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 1181

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Maurice Harlow was shot and killed when he responded to a complaint about a party. When he arrived at the scene he encountered a parolee who he had arrested one month earlier. The suspect opened fire on Officer Harlow and shot him in the abdomen. Officer Harlow was able to return fire and strike the suspect. The suspect died of his wounds two weeks later.

The suspects brother later killed Officer Fred Hirsch of the Nassau Police Department.

Officer Harlow was assigned to the 13th Precinct and had been with the agency for one year. He was survived by his wife of three weeks.

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Nassau County Police Department, New York
End of Watch: Wednesday, May 6, 1931
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My Grandmother's brother. She often took me to visit your grave in Hudson. We will always remember.
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