Patrolman Cornelius P. Platt

Patrolman Cornelius P. Platt

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, June 17, 1923

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Cornelius P. Platt

Patrolman Cornelius Platt succumbed to injuries he sustained nine days earlier when he was thrown from his department motorcycle while pursuing a speeding vehicle on Merrick Road.

Patrolman Platt had served with the New York City Police Department for 17 years and was assigned to Motorcycle Squad 2, the present-day Highway 2. He was survived by his wife, son, three daughters, father, and two sisters.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Friday, June 8, 1923

motor officer, motorcycle, traffic patrol

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