Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # 25131
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Two shot and killed
Police Officer George Mead was shot and killed when he tried to stop a robbery at a bar on the corner of East 215th Street and Plains Road wile off-duty.
Officer Mead was in a bar on White Planes Road in the Bronx, when three men armed with guns entered the bar and announced a hold-up. Officer Mead identified himself as a police officer, and exchanged shots with all three suspects. Before he was shot, Officer Mead was able to shoot and kill two suspects.
Officer Mead had served with the New York City Police Department for ten years and was assigned to the 42nd Precinct. He was survived by his wife and four children.