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 Dowd was killed in an automobile accident at the intersection of Demott Avenue and Grand Avenue. He had been with the agency for just under four years.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 21

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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The man must have been brilliant. Only on the job four years and already a lieutenant. God bless him and his family. What a tragedy that must have been 85 years ago.

Lt. Andrew DeSimone
Nassau County Police, NY

April 30, 2017

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