Patrolman David J. Murphy

Patrolman David J. Murphy

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, September 9, 1942

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David J. Murphy

Patrolman David Murphy accidentally shot himself in the chest while cleaning his service revolver in the Fourth Precinct Station House.

He had been with the agency for 13 years.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 340

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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

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

September 9, 2020

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