Sergeant Donald Scott Conniff

Sergeant Donald Scott Conniff

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, December 12, 2015

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Donald Scott Conniff

Sergeant Donald Conniff succumbed to injuries sustained at approximately 8:50 am on January 1st, 1998, when his vehicle was struck by a drunk driver at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and 4th Street, in Manhattan.

He was en route to City Hall as part of Mayor Rudy Giuliani's inaugural protection detail. The crash caused him to suffer a skull fracture and contusions of the brain. He remained in rehabilitative care until succumbing to his injuries on December 12th, 2015.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 1, 1998
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

drunk driver, executive protection

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I had the honor and privilege to work with Scotty in two separate commands during my career. He was truly a great cop and a greater human being . Rest In Peace Scotty.

Sgt Mark Corrao (retired)

October 18, 2021

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