Lieutenant Charles R. Michie

Lieutenant Charles R. Michie

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, November 25, 1946

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Charles R. Michie

Lieutenant Charles Michie was killed while attempting to rescue two patrolman from an explosion.

Patrolman Knudsen and Patrolman Francis O'Hara were killed when while attempting to cut off the flow of gas to a building where a leak was reported. When Patrolman Kundsen and Francis entered the basement of the building an explosion occurred and the officers were instantly killed.

Lieutenant Michie expended every effort to rescue the patrolman and exerted himself to such an extent that he collapsed amid the debris and died.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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On this actual anniversary of you and your fellow officers heroic and untimely death, I'd like to reiterate my previous reflection I left for you and say that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 25, 2020

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