Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino

Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino

Yonkers Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, December 1, 2022

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Frank Gualdino

Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino was killed in a vehicle crash on Tuckahoe Road at 3:30 p.m.

He was driving westbound when an oncoming vehicle lost control and collided with his unmarked vehicle and a transit bus.

Detective Gualdino was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The bus driver and passengers were treated for minor injuries.

The 16-year-old unlicensed driver who caused the crash was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

Detective Gualdino had served with the Yonkers Police Department for 24 years and was due to retire in August 2023. He had previously served with the New York City Transit Police Department for one year and the New York City Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.

Detective Sergeant Gualdino was posthumously promoted.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge 136

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

juvenile offender, vehicle crash

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“My family and I have been overwhelmed by all the cards, letters and gifts sent to us from all over the country following the death of my husband, Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino. So much kindness, thoughtfulness, generosity and love. It means so much to us. It has brought a great deal of comfort to know that so many are thinking of us as we mourn.
Thank you to all of you who took the time to reach out to us in varying ways. It is greatly appreciated.
With Gratitude and Love,
Lisa Gualdino”

Posted by ODMP for the family.

February 15, 2023

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