Sergeant Theodore F. Werdann

Sergeant Theodore F. Werdann

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, May 12, 1932

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Theodore F. Werdann

Sergeant Theodore Werdann died from injuries received in an automobile collision while on patrol at Driggs Ave and Eckford St.

Sergeant Werdann had served with the New York City Police Department for 40 years and was assigned to the 87th Precinct. He was survived by his wife, five sons, and three daughters. Three of his sons were police officers with the NYPD. His grandson, Police Officer George J. Werdann, would also die in the line of duty.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 40 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Sgt. Werdann,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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May 12, 2022

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