Patrolman Anthony William Balga

Patrolman Anthony William Balga

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, December 6, 1956

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Anthony William Balga

Patrolman Balga was killed in an automobile accident while assigned to Patrol Borough Brooklyn. He was driving an unmarked vehicle when he struck a abutment on the Manhattan Bridge near the intersection of Canal Street and Chrystie Street.

Patrolman Balga was a U.S Army veteran of the Korean war and had served with the New York City Police Department for two years.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 12247
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

patrol, single vehicle crash

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RIP Uncle Tony. You passed away five months before I was born, but I always think of you as I was named for you. Love, Dan

D. Anthony Mahoney

April 2, 2022

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