Patrolman Patrick Harrington

Patrolman Patrick Harrington

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, March 1, 1970

Patrick Harrington

Patrolman Patrick Harrington and Patrolman Joseph Mariconda were killed in a helicopter accident while on duty. The helicopter in which they were conducting traffic patrol in suddenly lost power and crashed into a house at 82-22 262nd Street, in Queens.

Patrolman Harrington had served with the New York City Police Department for six years and was assigned to the Aviation Unit.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 4185

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Patrolman Harrington,
On today, the 48th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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March 1, 2018

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