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Patrolman John J. Morrissey | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


John J. Morrissey

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 15, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 11

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 5/14/1934

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Morrissey succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he tried to subdue another patrolman who was fleeing from attendants who were taking him to Bellevue Hospital for observation. Patrolman Morrissey was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital where he died the next day.

Patrolman Morrissey was assigned to the Telegraph Bureau and had been with the New York City Police Department for nine years.

Patrolman Morrissey was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWI. He was survived by his wife and 6-year-old son.

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RIP Ptl. Morrissey you are not forgotten.

Police Officer-retired
May 15, 2017


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