Patrolman John Starkey

Patrolman John Starkey

New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, January 20, 1864

John Starkey

Patrolman John Starkey was violently assaulted and beaten during the Civil War draft riots. He died from his injuries seven months later.

A total of four officers were killed in riots against President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Draft.

Patrolman Starkey was assigned to the Central Office.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 16, 1863
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 20, 2018

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