Patrolman Louis A. De Francesco

Patrolman Louis A. De Francesco

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, November 28, 1957

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Louis A. De Francesco

Patrolman De Francesco succumbed to injuries sustained eight days earlier in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Sunrise Highway at Green Acres Road.

Patrolman De Francesco was a WWII veteran and was the recipient of the Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, and Bronze Star with Clusters. He had served with the Nassau County Police Department for 8 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 219

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 20, 1957


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You put yourself in arms way not once, but twice, taken so young. Thank you from our Nation, thank you from our County. You are a distinguished member of what is rightfully known as "The Greatest Generation". God Bless you and keep you>

Det/Sgt, Ret. Anthony A. Gambino

November 28, 2023

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