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Patrolman Hugh Weldon Willoughby

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, December 14, 1961

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Reflections for Patrolman Hugh Weldon Willoughby

Rest in peace Patrolman Willoughby.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 14, 2020

I am in total agreement that there should be a memorial of him in the 26 PCT . The line of duty death took place in the confines of the 34 PCT address 501 West 166 Street. I was able to look at the 34 PCT‘s blotter books in 2018 regarding PTL Willoughby’s line of duty death . The hand writing in the 34 Blotter book is very hard to read . It appears there was a robbery in a liquor store. Right after the perpetrator left Patrolman Willoughby Who was off duty at the time ( and lived in the neighborhood ) entered the store and was told about the robbery. Patrolman Willoughby got a hold of the perpetrator . At some point shortly after the perpetrator shot and killed patrolman Willoughby. There is not as much information in the 26 PCT’s blotter book. I would like his family should see a memorial dedicated to him.

P.O. Flaherty

January 5, 2020

It's on my heart to get a memorial picture/plaque dedication of him , to be hung inside of the 26 PCT. He took police action off-duty and as a result was killed . He left behind a wife and a child .


November 14, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

December 14, 2017

I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Willoughby and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

December 12, 2015

51 Years Not forgotten.
RIP Hugh


December 14, 2012

I share the same surname and the same profession, I salute you for your service, Rest in peace Hugh.

Brian Willoughby,Detective Sergeant, Irish Police Force

December 6, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 50th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 14, 2011

Hugh-49 years after you gave your life to NYC-you are not forgotten.



December 14, 2010

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, nh

December 8, 2007

Patrolman Willoughby,
On today, the 45th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens on New York City.



December 14, 2006

Rest in Peace. Always Remembered.

Dy M. Martin
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office LA

December 14, 2006

I was only 10 when you died but heroes like you are what drew me towards being a cop and putting 30 years in. Thank you and it's an honor to be the first to leave a reflection 45 years after your death. God's speed blue warrior. 12/14/06

Brother in Blue
Retired Illinois

December 14, 2006

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