Patrolman Charles Curren

Patrolman Charles Curren

New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

End of Watch Thursday, October 6, 1864

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Charles Curren

Patrolman Curren was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man while responding a shooting at the Democratic Club during a meeting in Brooklyn's 5th Ward. The suspect fled the scene and encountered Patrolman Curran who was responding to the scene. The suspect shot Patrolman Curren in the head, causing the fatal injury. The suspect attempted to flee again but was captured.

Patrolman Curren was assigned to the 42nd Precinct, the present day New York City Police Department 84th Precinct.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 1, 1864
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 6, 2020

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