Auxiliary Lieutenant Nicholas Galasso

Auxiliary Lieutenant Nicholas Galasso

Larchmont Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, January 26, 1988

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Nicholas Galasso

Auxiliary Lieutenant Nicholas Galasso suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to arrest a suspect following a traffic stop of a taxi cab.

The driver of taxi fled on foot with Lieutenant Galasso's partner chasing after him. The subject began to struggle when he was caught but was apprehended. Lieutenant Galasso collapsed shortly after the subject was placed in their patrol car.

Lieutenant Galasso was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Larchmont Police Department for 10 years.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 10 years
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

foot pursuit, traffic stop

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34 years Daddy and I still miss you every day. Continue to watch over us.

Always love you

Luanne Galasso Vito


January 26, 2022

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