Police Officer John Silinsky

Police Officer John Silinsky

Yonkers Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, September 30, 1982

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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