Lieutenant John P. Dowd

Lieutenant John P. Dowd

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, April 30, 1929

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John P. Dowd

Lieutenant John Dowd was killed in an automobile accident at the intersection of Demott Avenue and Grand Avenue while on his way to attend First Aid Training.

He had served with the Nassau County Police Department for just under four years and previously served with the Glen Cove Police Department. He was survived by his wife, four children, his mother, and two sisters.

He is buried at Saint Patrick Cemetary in Upper Brookville, Nassau County, New York.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 21

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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