Patrolman John Fink

Patrolman John Fink

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, October 15, 1932

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John Fink

Patrolman Fink was killed while attempting to rescue a man trapped in a burning building. Patrolman Fink was off duty at home when his building caught on fire. Patrolman Fink tried to save a trapped neighbor and was sustained injuries that lead to his death a week later.

Patrolman Fink was assigned to the 71st Precinct.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1975

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 8, 1932

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Patrolman Fink,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City.


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