THE FALLEN

Here we honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice. These brave souls are truly heroes.

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The Fallen

Arthur J. Klepper December 3, 1937

Arthur J. Klepper

Patrolman Klepper while operating a motorcycle on patrol was chasing a speeder on Sunrise Highway. He crashed into a truck at Newbridge Road in Bellmore, causing his death. He was 30 years old....
Lawrence E. Duncan October 12, 1935

Lawrence E. Duncan

Motorcycle Patrolman Duncan was struck by an automobile from the rear knocking him off his motorcycle at Northern Blvd. in Upper Brookville, N.Y. He died of his injuries. He was 31 years old. The...
John D. Kennedy July 12, 1932

John D. Kennedy

Patrolman Kennedy was shot on July 27, 1928, while on patrol in Woodmere, N.Y. He lived in constant pain and went through thirteen operations in various hospitals until his death on July 12, 1932. He...
Alvin J. Borgwardt February 25, 1932

Alvin J. Borgwardt

Patrolman Borgwardt and Patrolman Verity while on patrol in a departmental vehicle were both killed as a result of an automobile accident at Hempstead Turnpike and Holland Avenue, Elmont, N.Y. He was...
Milton E. Verity February 25, 1932

Milton E. Verity

Patrolman Verity and Patrolman Borgwardt while on patrol in a departmental vehicle were both killed as a result of an automobile accident at Hempstead Turnpike and Holland Avenue, Elmont, N.Y. He was...
Fred S. Hirsch Jr. May 6, 1931

Fred S. Hirsch Jr.

Patrolman Hirsch was the third Nassau County Police Officer killed in the line of duty. He was shot to death by Francis (Two Gun) Crowley in Merrick, N.Y. Hirsch left a family of four small children...
John P. Dowd April 30, 1929

John P. Dowd

Lieutenant Dowd was involved in an automobile accident while on Demott Ave. and Grand Ave., Baldwin. Dowd was appointed Sergeant April 3, 1928, and promoted to Lieutenant April 15,1929. He was 37...
John A. Hahn September 24, 1925

John A. Hahn

Patrolman Hahn was the first Nassau County Police Officer killed in the line of duty after having served five months and one week on the force. He was involved in an auto accident while operating a...

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