Sergeant Cornelius P. McGowan

Sergeant Cornelius P. McGowan

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, August 17, 1969

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Cornelius P. McGowan

Sergeant Cornelius McGowan suffered a fatal heart attack during a stressful situation while on duty.

Sergeant McGowan was assigned to the 114th Precinct. He is survived by his wife, son, two daughters, and sister.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1000

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Sgt. McGowan,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

August 17, 2019

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