THE FALLEN

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Joseph L. Coote

Rank: 
Patrolman
Date of Appointment: 
Monday, April 16, 1956
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, March 22, 1961
Killed In The Line of Duty #20
Joseph L. Coote

On March 22, 1961, at about six-thirty in the evening, Patrolman Coote, attached to the Sixth Precinct was shot and killed while affecting the arrest of three perpetrators of an armed robbery. The subjects fled the scene and were later apprehended tried and convicted. The scene of the shooting was at Beinkerhoff Lane & Third Street, Manhasset. Patrolman Coote was 31 years old.

Serial # 2211 Patrolman Shield # 535
 
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 12, W -7
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