Detective Anthony J. McGinley

Detective Anthony J. McGinley

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, December 27, 1944

Anthony J. McGinley

Detective Anthony McGinley was shot and killed at a domestic dispute call.

He was sent to 29 Hancock Place in Manhattan, where it was reported that a man had assaulted his wife. When Detective McGinley entered the apartment he was shot with a shotgun by the suspect. Detective McGinley fell to the ground, mortally wounded. As he lay on the ground he was able to draw his revolver and shot and kill the suspect.

Detective McGinley was posthumously awarded the New York City Police Department's Medal of Honor for his actions. He was assigned to the 5th Detectives Squad.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1805

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

December 27, 2017

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