Patrolman Carmelo A. Cattano

Patrolman Carmelo A. Cattano

Suffolk County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, May 30, 1963

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Carmelo A. Cattano

Patrolman Cattano was killed in an automobile accident.

Patrolman Cattano was working an 8-4 tour and was returning to the Second Precinct after completing special parade duty for Memorial Day. At approximately 11:45 a.m., Police Officer Cattano was involved in a motor vehicle crash in which he was thrown from his vehicle and suffered multiple injuries to his head, chest, and lower extremities. Police Officer Cattano was taken to Huntington Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police Officer Cattano was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years, 5 months
  • Badge 233

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 30, 2015

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