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Matthew F. Giglio

Police Officer
Date of Appointment: 
Friday, January 24, 1964
Date of Death: 
Tuesday, December 16, 1975
Killed In The Line of Duty #24
Matthew F. Giglio

Police Officer Giglio, an Emergency Medical Technician, operating a Departmental Ambulance in the Fifth Precinct on Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, went to the aid of fellow officers investigating a burglary on October 7, 1975. He was shot upon his arrival at the scene by the burglar who later was apprehended. Officer Giglio died of his wounds seventy days later on December 16, 1975. He was 35 years old.

Serial # 3359 Patrolman Shield # 1778
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 47, E -2
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