Police Officer James O. Washington

Police Officer James O. Washington

New York City Housing Authority Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, May 29, 1978

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James O. Washington

Police Officer James Washington was killed when he was struck by an elevator at the Beach 41st Street Houses in Far Rockaway.

He was inspecting the elevator shaft after discovering vandals had damaged the doors. He was hit in the back of the head by the elevator as it descended.

Officer Washington had served with the New York City Housing Authority Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 2169

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are forever remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 29, 2020

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