Corrections Officer Maureen F. Callanan

Corrections Officer Maureen F. Callanan

Nassau County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, December 12, 1986

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Maureen F. Callanan

Officer Maureen Callanan and Officer George Klimpel were killed when their department vehicle slid on an icy bridge and was struck by a sand truck at 10:10 am.

The officers were transporting prisoners from Albian, New York, to the Nassau County Jail when the accident occurred on Route 80, about 30 miles east of Buffalo.

Officer Callanan had served with the Nassau County Sheriff's Department for six years. She was survived by three young children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 214

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

prisoner custody, transport, weather

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I wish I could’ve met you grandma. We look so alike, even got the same Beauty mark. My mom talks about you so much. I love you grandma. Rest in peace.

-your granddaughter Sinead.
January 3rd 2023

Sinead Guilfoyle

January 3, 2023

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