Patrolman Anthony Milazzo, Jr.

Patrolman Anthony Milazzo, Jr.

Long Island State Parkway Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, April 11, 1970

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Anthony Milazzo, Jr.

Patrolman Anthony Milazzo was killed when his patrol car was forced off the road by another car.

Patrolman Milazzo was attempting to stop a speeding car on the westbound side of the Southern State Parkway, in Farmingdale, when his vehicle was side swiped by another car. Patrolman Milazzo's patrol car was forced over the median and into oncoming traffic, where he struck an eastbound car head-on. The 20-year-old female driver was killed. Her 21-year-old female companion was critically injured.

The driver of the vehicle that had forced the patrol car over the median stopped and walked over to the accident scene. After seeing what had happened, he returned to his car and fled the scene.

Patrolman Milazzo had served Long Island State Parkway Police Department for 10 months. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 10 months
  • Badge 283

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender At large

hit and run

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Patrolman Milazzo,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

April 11, 2020

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