Detective John M. Singer

Detective John M. Singer

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, August 11, 1926

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John M. Singer

Detective John Singer was shot and killed by a prisoner inside police headquarters.

The suspect was apprehended a short time later and charged with murder.

Detective Singer was assigned to the Detective Division.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 745

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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RIP Detective Singer, you are not forgotten on the anniversary 91 years ago of your death. Thank you for your service.

Police Officer-retired
New York Police Department

August 11, 2017

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