Patrolman Harry J. Padian

Patrolman Harry J. Padian

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, July 7, 1938

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Harry J. Padian

Patrolman Harry Padian was shot and killed by a prisoner he was guarding at the Harlem Hospital.

The suspect, who was arrested after he jumped through the window of a liquor store, suddenly grabbed Officer Padian's revolver and shot him three times. Hospital workers subdued the suspect.

Officer Padian had served with the NYPD for 25 years and was assigned to the 32nd Precinct. His wife survived him.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 9516

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

escape attempt

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You've made us proud, almost 100 years later ! Rest in Peace.

Sincerely,
Andy F. Padian; Kevin Padian; Bruce Padian; Christopher Padian; Peter Camelotto / Padian; Mark Camelotto / Padian; Stephen Camelotto / Padian

Possible Distant Padian Relatives
Mark J. Camelotto

August 27, 2021

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