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Police Officer Irma Lozada | New York City Transit Police Department, New York New York City Transit Police Department, New York

Police Officer

Irma Lozada

New York City Transit Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, September 21, 1984

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 4721

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Sentenced to 32 1/2 years to life in pri

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Police Officer Irma Lozada was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect.

She and her partner were in plainclothes patrolling the L Line when they witnessed a suspect snatch a piece of jewelry. The officers gave chase but were split up. Officer Lozada's body was found three hours later in a parking lot. She had been shot in the head with her own weapon while attempting to make an arrest. The 19 year-old suspect was later apprehended, convicted of second degree murder, and sentenced to 32 1/2 years to life in prison.

Officer Lozada was the first female officer to be killed in the line of duty in New York City. She was assigned to Transit District 33 and had served with the New York City Transit Police Department for four years. She is survived by her mother and brother.

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30years 6 months have pasted and i find my self thinking of you everyday. no one ever new the pain i felt. you had to go and leave me i was more then a friend I was someone special in your life an you in mine you called me your tennis star. it crushed me when i went to the Wilson Avenue Station an they had found you. I had a big gaping hole that I could not breed when it was confirmed it was you. just the night before we had gone out to teds Steakhouse. Never to see your smile no more your partner nat was shopping on Myrtle Avenue buying a baby crib that's why he never heard the shots. he was two and a half miles away from you as you was chasing darryl jetter who had just stolen a gold chain from a woman so he can get high on his birthday the same day he took yours.marty D

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