Police Officer John Silinsky

Police Officer John Silinsky

Yonkers Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, September 30, 1982

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John Silinsky

Police Officer Silinsky was shot and killed when he attempted to stop a robbery in progress while off duty.
Officer Silinsky had been with the agency for 28 years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, September 26, 1982
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Officer Silinsky. Thanks for your bravery.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 30, 2013

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