Patrolman Hugh Weldon Willoughby

Patrolman Hugh Weldon Willoughby

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, December 14, 1961

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Hugh Weldon Willoughby

Officer Hugh Willoughby was shot and killed while off duty when he attempted to take action during a robbery attempt. The suspect was arrested and convicted of murder. He was paroled on January 30, 1976.

Officer Willoughby was a U.S Navy veteran of WWII and served with the New York City Police Department for six years. He was assigned to the 26th Precinct.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 19503
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1976

off duty, robbery attempt

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Rest in peace Patrolman Willoughby.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 14, 2020

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