Sergeant Daniel J. Swift

Sergeant Daniel J. Swift

Hornell Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, October 24, 1973

Daniel J. Swift

Sergeant Daniel Swift was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to arrest the occupants. The juvenile occupants had just stolen the car and intentionally struck Sergeant Swift. The driver was apprehended.

Sergeant Swift was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Although it has been a long time since your death, my sympathies are with your family and fellow officers. I know also there was a Sgt Daniel J Swift, US Army who served bravely in Iraq and also with the FDNY. Don't know if you are any relation.

SFC William Farrell
US Army MP, Ret

August 6, 2017

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