Patrolman Joseph Kussius

Patrolman Joseph Kussius

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, December 22, 1940

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Joseph Kussius

Patrolman Kussius died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Patrolman Kussius was on motorcycle patrol on the Interboro Parkway, near Queens Boulevard when he was involved in a accident. He was taken to Queens General Hospital where he died four days later from his injuries.

Patrolman Kussius was assigned to the Grand Central Parkway Precinct, the present day Highway 3.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 17599

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 18, 1940


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I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Kussius and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

December 16, 2015

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