Police Officer Joseph Meaders

Police Officer Joseph Meaders

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, October 22, 1972

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Joseph Meaders

Police Officer Joseph Meaders was killed when a large oil truck backed over him and his police motorcycle.

He was transported to Kings County Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Meaders had served with the New York City Police Department for 17 years and was assigned to the 63rd Precinct in Brooklyn. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace, brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

October 22, 2020

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