Memorial | 9/11 Tribute

The following members of the service died in the line of duty on September 11th, 2001.
Twenty-three New York City Police Officers died in the line of duty on September 11, 2001 as they responded to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. The commands that lost members that day included the Emergency Service Unit, Squads 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8 and 10; the 6, 13 and 40 Precincts; the Bomb Squad; Transit Bureau District 4; Traffic Control Division; and the Police Academy Video Production Unit.

Sergeant John G. Coughlin
September 11, 2001
Emergency Service Squad No.4

Sergeant Michael S. Curtin
September 11, 2001
Emergency Service Squad No.2

Sergeant Rodney C.Gillis
September 11, 2001
Emergency Service Squad No.8

Sergeant Timothy A. Roy
September 11, 2001
Traffic Control Division Bus Unit

Detective Claude D Richards
September 11, 2001
Bomb Squad

Detective Joseph V. Vigiano
September 11, 2001
Emergency Service Squad No.2

Police Officer John D’Allara
September 11, 2001
Emergency Service Squad No.2

Police Officer Vincent G. Danz
September 11, 2001
Emergency Service Squad No.3

Police Officer Jerome M. Dominguez
September 11, 2001
Emergency Service Squad No.3

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The following members of the service have perished since as a result of illnesses contracted from exposure at Ground Zero and Fresh Kills.

In the rescue and recovery efforts that followed the destruction of the World Trade Center a decade ago, thousands of New York City Police Department Personnel worked long hours and days on end, initially in the hope of finding survivors and afterwards to recover their fallen comrades and others who died on 9/11. Exposed to toxic smoke and other hazards, more than 50 members of the service who engaged in rescue and recovery efforts developed cancers and other fatal illnesses. Sadly, that chapter of the post 9/11 saga has not yet closed as we expect to add in the months and years ahead to the list of 50 whose names are listed below:

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