Corporal Steven L. Levy

Corporal Steven L. Levy

Washington Township Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, October 21, 1999

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Steven L. Levy

Officer Levy was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance. Officer Levy was a member of a county-wide Critical Incident Team, which had been called to the domestic dispute after incident turned into a standoff. Officer Levy entered the home as part of the SWAT team and was attempting to locate the suspect, who was in a closed bedroom.

As Officer Levy approached the door, the suspect fired, shooting through the door, and struck Officer Levy in the head. Officer Levy, who was wearing body armor, was transported to a local hospital where he died at approximately 0800 hours. After the shooting the suspect committed suicide. The suspect had been convicted of a weapons violation in 1995 and was prohibited from possessing any firearms.

Officer Levy had been with the agency for 13 years and is survived by his wife and two children, ages 2 and 5.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 63

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Steve was part of our Macy's Deptford night weekend crew back in the 80s. He was a great guy and had a lot of fun with our crew at the time. He worked in the men's department and then transferred to the security department. I remember him being very serious and dedicated to the security roll at the time--all kinds of crazies would venture into our store. I've been going through scores of old boxes of photos I've taken in my life and Steve was in several of them. I am posting many of these photos to my Facebook social media. He left us way too soon. He loved life!

James Craig Siano
former co-worker

April 17, 2021

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