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Sergeant Joseph V. Morabito | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


Joseph V. Morabito

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, August 26, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Joseph Morabito found dead, suffering from two gunshot wounds, in his car on the side of the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. His killer then stole both of his revolvers and his wallet before fleeing.

One of Sergeant Morabito's informants was arrested in December 1971 and was believed to have knowledge of the location of his revolvers.

Sergeant Morabito had served with the NYPD for seven years and was assigned to the Narcotics Bureau. He was survived by his parents and twin brother. His brother worked for the New York City Department of Correction.

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I knew Joe. He was my next door neighbor.
Great guy, great neighbor and good friend.
A very smart guy.

Tony L.

Tony L.
Next door neighbor
February 6, 2016


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