Sergeant Joseph V. Morabito

Sergeant Joseph V. Morabito

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 1971

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Joseph V. Morabito

Sergeant Joseph Morabito was shot and killed on the side of the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. His killer then stole both of his revolvers and his wallet before fleeing. On December 17, 1971, a man, 22, was arrested after both revolvers were found in his car.

Sergeant Morabito had served with the New York City Police Department for seven years and was assigned to the Narcotics Bureau. He was survived by his parents.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 26, 2020

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