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Patrolman William Higgins | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


William Higgins

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, March 18, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 10611

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 3/17/1926

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Patrolman Higgins was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty.

Patrolman Higgins was on patrol when his department motorcycle when a tire blew-out on the motorcycle causing Patrolman Higgins to loose control and strike a tree. Patrolman Higgins was removed to St. Luke's Hospital where he died the next day from his injuries.

Patrolman Higgins was assigned to Motorcycle Squad 1, the present day Highway 1.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
March 18, 2012


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