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Patrolman Henry E. A. Meyer | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman

Henry E. A. Meyer

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, September 16, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 13 years

Badge # 6427

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Henry Meyer was shot and killed by one of two men he was attempting to arrest for robbery. The subjects had robbed two women who were praying in a cemetery and locked them in a mausoleum. Patrolman Meyer was killed as he attempted to arrest the subjects.

Both suspects were convicted of second degree murder on October 8, 1927. The gunman was sentenced to 50 years to life. His accomplice was sentenced to 45 years to life.

Patrolman Meyer was assigned to the 54th Precinct, the present day 104th Precinct.

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo
September 18, 2017

 

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