Patrolman Gerald "Jerry" Velotta

Patrolman Gerald "Jerry" Velotta

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, January 19, 1971

Gerald "Jerry" Velotta

Patrolman Gerald (Jerry) Velotta died of a gunshot wound he received when the service revolver of another patrolman accidentally discharged in the basement of the 18th Precinct station house. Patrolman Velotta was wounded in the chest and taken to Roosevelt Hospital, where he died 11 days later from his wound.

Patrolman Velotta was assigned to the 18th Precinct. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 25970

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Incident Date Friday, January 8, 1971

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 19, 2018

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