Sergeant Nicholas W. Fera

Sergeant Nicholas W. Fera

Norwalk Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Friday, July 9, 1971

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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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I don't know you personally but I read of the incident you were involved in and find it a very sad ordeal. I Thank You Sir for your Faithful Service to your Community as a LEO. You will not be forgotten.

Al Zanetti SSGT
560th Military Police Det/USBP/Deputy DCSO. NY

March 24, 2019

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