Patrolman Edward McAuliff

Patrolman Edward McAuliff

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, December 8, 1946

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Edward McAuliff

Patrolman McAuliff succumbed to injuries received when he was assaulted during a robbery.

Patrolman McAuliff was off duty when he was attacked on 54th Street by two muggers. While being forced to the ground he was able to draw his weapon and fire at the suspects who then fled. Patrolman McAuliff was transported to St. John's Hospital where he succumbed to head and back injuries later in the day.

Patrolman McAuliff served with the New York City Police Department for 39 years and was assigned to the 19th Detective Squad.


  • Age 68
  • Tour 39 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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

Robyn Wilkes

December 7, 2015

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