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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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 68th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 10, 2012

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