Police Officer Edwin Stillwell

Police Officer Edwin Stillwell

Freeport Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, July 26, 1945

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Edwin Stillwell

Police Officer Edwin Stillwell succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when his patrol car struck a tree in Huntington, New York during a vehicle pursuit.

He had attempted to stop the vehicle for reckless driving at Grant Avenue and Babylon Turnpike in Freeport. The driver of the vehicle led him on a pursuit that ended when Officer Stillwell crashed in Huntington. The driver of the vehicle continued to flee and was not caught.

Police Officer Stillwell was survived by his wife.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Monday, July 23, 1945
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD., NY.

July 26, 2021

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