Detective Harry D. Bloomfield

Detective Harry D. Bloomfield

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, August 9, 1930

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Harry D. Bloomfield

Detective Bloomfield was shot and killed by a prisoner that he was fingerprinting.

Detective Bloomfield was printing four suspects in a robbery when one of the suspect grabbed his gun and shot the Detective and another officer. Detective Bloomfield was able to regain control of his weapon and shot and killed the suspect.

Detective Bloomfield died the next day from his wounds, the other officer who was shot recovered.

Detective Bloomfield had served with the New York City Police Department for 18 years and was assigned to the 44th Precinct Detective Squad. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 2014

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, August 8, 1930
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 3, 2013

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