Patrolman John Joseph Darcy

Patrolman John Joseph Darcy

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, September 13, 1967

Add to My Heroes

John Joseph Darcy

Patrolman John Darcy was struck and killed by a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver

Patrolman Darcy was on foot patrol when he was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of West 126 Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan.

Patrolman Darcy died an hour and a half later from his injuries.

The driver of the car was apprehended and charged and convicted of homicide, leaving the scene, and driving intoxicated.

Patrolman Darcy was survived by his wife and two children. He was assigned to the 28th Precinct.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 10494

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Apprehended

Most Recent Reflection

View all 21 Reflections

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 13, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.