Captain Stanley Delano Rhem

Captain Stanley Delano Rhem

New York City Department of Correction, New York

End of Watch Monday, June 10, 1991

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Stanley Delano Rhem

Captain Rhem was shot and killed while chasing two men attempting a robbery at West 144th Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan. Four days later a tip led to the arrest of the suspects who were charged with armed robbery and second degree murder.

Captain Rhem had been with the department for 19 years and was survived by his wife and two children. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Uncle Stanley Rhem, time has passed on but never, ever your memory. I love you and miss you and still am sorry your time was cut short. But God had a time, and purpose for your life and we all have to believe that your time here on earth was completed despite how short the time was. I miss you much, as the entire family misses you. Thanks for your many contributions to family, and to your nation.

You will forever be loved and engraved in our memories and hearts. Lovingly always,

Your Nephew - Stanley L White.

Stanley White, Certified Fraud Examiner
Nephew of Stanley Rhem

July 28, 2019

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