Sergeant James C. Low

Sergeant James C. Low

New York City Health and Hospitals Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, February 1, 1999

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James C. Low

Sergeant James Low suffered a fatal heart attack after being kicked in the chest while struggling with a violent patient at Woodhull Hospital. Sergeant Low and another officer were called to deal with the patient at approximately 6:30 am.

As the officers struggled with the patient Sergeant Low was kicked in the chest and began having trouble breathing. He passed away at approximately 8:30 pm.

Sergeant Low had served with the agency for 18 years. He is survived by a child.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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I work with James Low at Coker Hospital in 1982-83.

PO Ralph Trigo
N.Y.P.D. (Retired)

January 30, 2022

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