Patrolman Joseph F. Dursee

Patrolman Joseph F. Dursee

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, August 25, 1928

Joseph F. Dursee

Officer Dursee was shot and killed while pursuing three men who had just robbed a shoe store on Third Avenue. He was able to return fire and wound one of the suspects. All three were apprehended a short time later.

The gunman was convicted of second degree murder on October 30, 1928.

Officer Dursee was assigned to the 8th Precinct. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of 2nd degree murder

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Remembering you and Auntie Annie on the anniversary of your passing. Rest in peace.....With love....Janet


August 25, 2015

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