Police Officer Joseph P. McCormack

Police Officer Joseph P. McCormack

Greenwich Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Thursday, February 10, 1944

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Joseph P. McCormack

Officer McCormack succumbed to wounds sustained 17 years earlier when he was shot several times while guarding a group of notorious bandits. He lost the use of his limbs as a result of the shooting and eventually died from the wounds.

Officer McCormack had served with the agency for only 2 days at the time of the shooting. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 2 days
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, May 17, 1927
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Officer McCormack,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Greenwich. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 10, 2019

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