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Patrolman Joseph W. Norden | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


Joseph W. Norden

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, December 3, 1954

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 13671

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman Joseph Norden was shot and killed by an emotionally disturbed suspect whom he and his partner were escorting from an apartment.

As they descended a staircase, the suspect suddenly grabbed Patrolman Norden's service weapon and fatally shot him and a nurse who was assisting with the transfer. Patrolman Norden's partner returned fire, killing the suspect.

Patrolman Norden had served with the New York City Police Department for 5 years, and was assigned to the 104th Precinct. He is survived by his expectant wife and two children.

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just thinking of you today and sharing your legacy. ❤️❤️

Jody Norden
December 4, 2016


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