Patrolman George Smith

Patrolman George Smith

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, February 20, 1921

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George Smith

Patrolman George Smith was struck and killed by a trolley car while crossing the street at Ryerson Street and Flushing Avenue in Brooklyn. He was transported to Cumberland Street Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Patrolman Smith had been with the agency for 22 years and was assigned to the 96th Precinct, the present-day 88th Precinct. His wife and two children survived him.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 4871

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar
  • Incident Date Saturday, February 19, 1921

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Patrolman Smith,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City.


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February 20, 2021

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