Patrolman Jerome de Lorenzo

Patrolman Jerome de Lorenzo

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, September 18, 1927

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Jerome de Lorenzo

Patrolman Jerome de Lorenzo succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained seven days earlier in the Clinton Street Station dormitory.

Another patrolman's revolver was knocked off of a bed and when the patrolman tried to grab the revolver it discharged. Patrolman de Lorenzo was struck in the stomach. He was transported to Gouverneur Hospital where he remained until he died seven days later.

Patrolman de Lorenzo was assigned to the 4th Precinct and had served with the New York City Police Department for just over one year.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 6850

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Sunday, September 11, 1927

accidental discharge

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Rest in peace and always know 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 18, 2020

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