Patrolman Edward Dippel

Patrolman Edward Dippel

New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

End of Watch Sunday, July 19, 1863

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Edward Dippel

Patrolman Edward Dippel succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained four days earlier while resisting rioters angry over President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Draft.

Officer Dippel attempted to stop rioters from looting an establishment when he was shot. A total of four officers were killed in riots against President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Draft.

Patrolman Dipple served with the Metropolitan Police Department for two years and was assigned to the Broadway Squad. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

Patrolman Dippel is buried at Community Cemetery in Monroe, New York.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 14, 1863
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

civil unrest, Riot

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Patrolman Dippel,
On today, the 160th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York.


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July 19, 2023

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