Patrolman William J. Von Weisenstein

Patrolman William J. Von Weisenstein

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, January 21, 1948

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William J. Von Weisenstein

Patrolman William J. Von Weisenstein was struck and killed by a vehicle.

Patrolman Von Weisenstein was on his post and inside a marked patrol car. He observed truck approaching that appeared was going to strike the patrol car. Patrolman Von Weisenstein exited the patrol car, and was struck by the truck.

Patrolman Von Weisenstein was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Patrolman Von Weisenstein was assigned to the 101st Precinct in Queens.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 13667

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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It's been 70 years, you are not forgotten.
Recently attended yearly Line of Duty Mass for
you, my brother, P.O. Robert Sorrentino (also from
the 101 pct. ) and all other Patrol Borough Queens
South members who died in the Line of Duty.
THANK YOU for your sacrifice. R.I.P.
Patrolman Von Weisenstein.

E. Doyle
Sister of Fallen Officer

June 2, 2018

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