Patrolman William Higgins

Patrolman William Higgins

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, March 18, 1926

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William Higgins

Patrolman William Higgins was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty.

Patrolman Higgins was on patrol when his department motorcycle when a tire blew-out on the motorcycle was causing Patrolman Higgins to lose control and strike a tree. Patrolman Higgins was removed to St. Luke's Hospital where he died the next day from his injuries.

Patrolman Higgins was assigned to Motorcycle Squad 1, the present day Highway 1.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 10611

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, March 17, 1926

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Rest in peace Patrolman Higgins.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 18, 2021

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