Sergeant Nicholas W. Fera

Sergeant Nicholas W. Fera

Norwalk Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Friday, July 9, 1971

Nicholas W. Fera

Sergeant Fera was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two armed robbery suspects. The two suspects had just robbed a local bank. Sergeant Fera spotted the suspect's vehicle and stopped them. When Sergeant Fera attempted to place the suspects under arrest, a gun-battle began. Sergeant Fera was fatally wounded. One of the suspects was killed by Sergeant Fera's return gunfire.

Sergeant Fera had been with the agency for 19 years.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 15, 2015

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