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Corrections Officer George H. Klimpel | Nassau County Sheriff's Department, New York Nassau County Sheriff's Department, New York

Corrections Officer

George H. Klimpel

Nassau County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, December 12, 1986

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: 25 years

Badge # 194

Cause: Automobile accident

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Officer George Klimpel and Officer Maureen Callanan were killed when their department vehicle slid on an icy bridge and was struck by a sand truck.

The officers were transporting prisoners from Albian, New York, to the Nassau County Jail when the accident occurred on Route 80, about 30 miles east of Buffalo.

Officer Klimpel had served with the Nassau County Sheriff's Department for over 25 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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Corrections Officer Maureen F. Callanan
Nassau County Sheriff's Department, New York
End of Watch: Friday, December 12, 1986
Cause: Automobile accident

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I said a little prayer today for Correction Officer Klimpel and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes
December 12, 2015

 

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