Patrolman Joseph Nulett

Patrolman Joseph Nulett

New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

End of Watch Monday, November 7, 1864

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Joseph Nulett

Patrolman Joseph Nulett was shot and killed by a suspect he had just arrested.

Patrolman Nulett was called to 77 West 24th Street in Manhattan by a woman. When he arrived the observed two men attempting to break the window shutters to the building. He told both men to leave, but one of the men refused. Patrolman Nulett placed that suspect under arrest and began to escort him back to the station house. While walking back on Twenty Ninth Street, between Broadway and Fifth Avenue, the suspect drew a pistol and killed Patrolman Nulett.

Patrolman Nulett was assigned to the 29th Precinct, the present day 10th Precinct. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Escaped

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 7, 2020

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