Police Officer Ted W. Donald

Police Officer Ted W. Donald

New York City Housing Authority Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, June 15, 1979

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Ted W. Donald

Officer Donald was shot and killed after responding to a burglary in progress call.

Officer Donald and his partner responding to a burglary in progress call in the Butler Housing Projects in the Bronx. When they arrived they found the door to the apartment had the lock drilled out. The officers entered the apartment and as they walked down the hall, Patrolman Donald was shot in the head and chest. He died from his wounds.

Patrolman Donald's partner returned fire and the suspect surrendered. He was arrested and charged with murder.

Patrolman Donald had served with the New York City Housing Authority Police Department for 9 years and was survived by his wife and daughter. He was assigned to Service Area 7.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 3310

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Donald,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 15, 2019

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