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 the intersection of 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. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 4871

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace.


February 21, 2020

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