Police Officer Vincent Guidice

Police Officer Vincent Guidice

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, May 22, 1996

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Vincent Guidice

Police Officer Vincent Guidice was died after suffering a deep cut to his leg while attempting to subdue a suspect who was resisting arrest. The suspect had just punched his girlfriend in the face and thrown a mirror at her. Officer Guidice cut his leg on the broken mirror during the ensuing struggle.

Officer Guidice bled to death despite the efforts of his partner to stop the bleeding with his bare hands.

The suspect Officer Guidice was struggling with was acquitted on manslaughter, assault, and resisting arrest charges in connection with Officer Guidice's death. However, the suspect was convicted of second degree attempted assault against his girlfriend and given probation without jail time.

Officer Guidice had served with the New York City Police Department for four years and was assigned to the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.

Officer Guidice is survived by his fiancee, parents, and brother.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 3783

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Glass shard
  • Offender Acquitted

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Officer Guidice,
On today, the 25th 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 22, 2021

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