Patrolman Henry Schwartz

Patrolman Henry Schwartz

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, May 30, 1916

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Henry Schwartz

Patrolman Henry Schwartz was shot and killed while investigating the sounds gunfire.

AS PAtrolman Schwartz walked his beat his attention was attracted to the cellar of a premise at 196 First Avenue by a pistol shot. Patrolman Schwartz entered the cellar and was shot by an unknown person.

Patrolman Schwartz was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he died the next day from his wounds. His killer was never identified.

Patrolman Schwartz was assigned to the 15th Precinct


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 5577

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, May 29, 1916
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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Rest In Peace .. hero ... and I pray that your killer somehow faces his punishment

Ret. Po ohara
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May 30, 2021

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