Patrolman Charles Thompson

Patrolman Charles Thompson

New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

End of Watch Sunday, December 1, 1867

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Charles Thompson

Patrolman Thompson succumbed to wounds received one month earlier when he was stabbed while trying to arrest a drunk man. The suspect was causing a disturbance in a grocery store on James Street when Patrolman Thompson attempted to arrest him. The suspect fled into an alley and stabbed Patrolman Thompson in the shoulder. The suspect was apprehended.

Patrolman Thompson was assigned to the 4th Precinct, the present day 5th Precinct.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Monday, November 4, 1867
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Apprehended

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

December 1, 2020

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