Police Officer Arthur DeMatte

Police Officer Arthur DeMatte

Larchmont Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, October 12, 1976

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Arthur DeMatte

Police Officer Arthur DeMatte was shot and killed while attempting to remove a transient from the New Haven Railroad tracks. The suspect was able to gain control of Officer DeMatte's service weapon and shot him.

The man was convicted of murder and sentenced to 25 years to life February 2nd, 1978.

Officer DeMatte had served with the Larchmont Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 217

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 25 years to life

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Rest in peace Officer DeMatte.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 26, 2019

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