Patrolman William J. Stoeffel

Patrolman William J. Stoeffel

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, October 8, 1928

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William J. Stoeffel

Patrolman William Stoeffel was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol.

On Oct. 8, 1928 Patrolman Stoffel was on patrol duty on South Street, near Pike Street in Manhattan, when he observed an automobile approaching at a reckless rate of speed. In attempting to halt it, he was struck and received injuries that resulted in his death.

Patrolman Stoeffel was assigned to the 4th Precinct, the present day 5th Precinct.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 15371

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 8, 2020

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