Our Police Protectors
History of New York Police
Chapter 21, Part 6

By Holice and Debbie

 

Name Rank Prect Date Nature of service

Chauncey T. Quintard

Patrol

32

July 22, 1879

Rescued child from drowning

George A. Bennett

Patrol

19

Aug 15, 1879

Rescued boy from drowning

Michael Fanning

Sergt

18

Dec 23, 1879

Arrest of two desperadoes

John Delaney

Rdsmn

21

Dec 23, 1879

Rescued boy from drowning; risk of life

John H. Genore

Patrol

29

Jan 25, 1880

Brave conduct at a fire

Aug, Starboro & Gilbert Carr

Rdsmn--Patrol

4

Jan 25, 1880

Arrest of murderer of Pietro Balbo

John Breen

Patrol

Mtd Sqd

Mar 17, 1880

Stopped runaway team

Thomas Farley

Rdsmn

13

Mar 17, 1880

Rescued man from drowning--risk of life

Martin Finnerty

Patrol

20

Mar 26, 1880

Arrest of escaped convict--shot at four times--wounded

Richard Cahill

Patrol

21

May 4, 1880

Rescued woman and five others from burning--risk of life

Chas. A. L. Schier, Daniel Quigley & Miles Keon

Rdsmn & Patrol

24

May 14, 1880

Rescued four persons from drowning--risk of own lives

Ernest Linderman

Rdsmn

9

June 29, 1880

Arrest of highway robbers & five others, severely wounded

James Quigley

Patrol

8

June 29, 1880

Jumped in river and saved man--risk of life

John McGinley

Patrol

27

Aug 2, 1880

Rescued man from drowning

Wm. Gardner

Patrol

S. B. S.

Jan 28, 1881

Rescued man from drowning

Thos. H. Holland

Patrol

Mtd SQd

Jan 31, 1881

Stopped runaway team

Louis De Gan

Patrol

S. B. S.

Feb 15, 1881

Jumped in river--saved man--risk of life

James Gannon

Rdsmn

Mtd SQd

Apr 30, 1881

Stopped runaway team

Patrick Kearney

Patrol

S. B. S.

May 12, 1881

Jumped in river--saved two men

John J. Kelly

Patrol

18

June 15, 1881

Arrested desperadoes--stabbed dangerously

Thos. R. Holland

Patrol

Mtd Sqd

June 15, 1881

Stopped runaway team

Wm. J. Huston

Patrol

Mtd Sqd

June 30, 1881

Stopped runaway team

Chas. S. Pike

Patrol

5

Sept 29, 1881

Arrested burglar--shot dangerously

Thomas Byrnes

Insp

.

Nov 15, 1881

Detection & arrest of blackmailer--medal

Richard J. Barry

Rdsmn

8

Nov 30, 1881

Good service at falling buildings in Grand Street

M. F. Schmittberger

Rdsmn

29

Dec 9, 1881

Arrest of thieves--property recovered

Dennis O'Hara

Patrol

27

Dec 13, 1881

Detection and arrest of truck thieves

Thos. Gleeson

Patrol

17

Jan 31, 1882

Detection & arrest of two burglars

Jacob Tooker

Patrol

19

Feb 21, 1882

Arrest of burglars after being shot at

James Gannon

Patrol

Mtd Sqd

June 7, 1882

Stopped runaway team

M. F. Schmittberger

Rdsmn

29

July 7, 1882

Arrest expert thief, Michael Dowdell.

Wm. B. Deeves, Patrol Reynolds, John O'Neill #1 & George Nolan

Patrol

18 & S. B. S.

July 31, 1882

Rescuing fourteen women and children from burning building, 103 Wash. St., on July 21, 1882--silver medals given

John Cottrell Patrol

6

Sept 1, 1882 Rescued woman & child from burning building

George Bicknell

Patrol

Mtd Sqd

Sept 28, 1882

Stopped runaway horse--rescued child

John Delaney

Rdsmn

1st Court

Mar 23, 1883

After being shot, faint & bleeding, shot & killed a ruffian named McGowan

John T. Clarker, Thos. Gilbride

Patrol

4

May 22, 1883

In arresting an insane man who had killed Patrolman Francis Mallon

Herman Inteman

Patrol

10

June 1, 1883

Arrested two burglars

John Kavanagh

Patrol

12

Aug 1, 1883

Saving boy from drowning

Patrick Rabbit

Patrol

22

Sept 11, 1883

After being stabbed, brought prisoner to station house

John Sanders

Capt

23

Sept 22, 1883

Saving several persons from drowning

Wm. Nelson

Patrol

2

Oct 27, 1883

Stopping runaway horse

Chas. H. Francis

Patrol

32

Nov 5, 1883

Stopping runaway team

James K. Price

Rdsmn

Det Sqd

Nov. 25, 1883

Arrest of thieves--property recovered

James J. Connor & James Doughtery

Patrol

14

Dec. 15, 1883

Saving lives from burning building

David H. Crowley

Sergt

7

Dec. 18, 1883

Saving lives from burning building

Thos. Byrne & Edw. Slevin & Thos. Dusenberry

Insp & Sergt & Det. Sergt

Dec. 21, 1883

Arrest & conviction of Edward Raugh, for crime of arson

Dennis O'Hara

Patrol

27

Jan 21, 1884

Rescued woman and child from drowning

Oscar Hayle

Patrol

25

Jan 21, 1884

Stopping runaway team

James Taggart

Patrol

15

Jan 25, 1884

Saved man from being killed by falling

George Walsh & John J. Meagher

Patrol

5

Feb 20, 1884

Rescue of family from burning building

George Gick

Patrol

27

Mar 25, 1884

Rescue of woman from burning building

Dennis Murphy, John Kelly, andrew Bradley & Thos. Gilbride

Patrol

18

Apr 11, 1884

Saved four persons from burning building

John d. Herlihy

Rdsmn

18

Apr 24, 1884

Rescued a lady from burning building

Patrick Brogan

Patrol

27

Aug 13, 1884

Arrest of ruffian, after being knocked down and beaten

Wm. Wright

Patrol

S. B. S.

Oct 21, 1884

Rescued man from drowning

 

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Our Police Protectors, History of the New York Police, Published for the benefit of the Police Pension Fund, by Augustine Costello, Published by Author, 1885.

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

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