Patrolman Salvatore Patti

Patrolman Salvatore Patti

Passaic Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, June 25, 1958

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Salvatore Patti

Patrolman Patti suffered a heart attack and died that was attributed to an attack in which he was beaten by six men as he walked his beat 13 months earlier. His wife said he never fully recovered from the attack and blamed the six men for his heart attack. One 33-year-old suspect who held him while the other five beat him was sentenced to one to two years. The other five were ordered to pay fines.

Patrolman Patti had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and three sons. He was a World War II veteran.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Monday, May 27, 1957
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Sentenced to 2 years

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Please know that your memory, service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 25, 2020

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