Sergeant Irving I. Snyder

Sergeant Irving I. Snyder

United States War Department - Naval Civilian Police, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, January 14, 1944

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Irving I. Snyder

Sergeant Snyder suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to arrest several drunk men who were causing a disturbance at the Boston Navy Yard.

Sergeant Snyder, a U.S. military veteran, had served with the Naval Civilian Police for 4 years. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, and two brothers.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location Massachusetts

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Sgt. Snyder,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but when you served with the U.S. Army as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 14, 2019

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