P.O. Peter J. Connolly

Name: Connolly, Peter J.
Star: Unknown
Memorial Panel #: #PANEL#
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: New City Station
End of Watch: 19 October 1930
Incident Details: Police Officer Peter Connolly, 32, was assigned to the New City Station. On October 18, 1930, Officer Connolly was patrolling his beat when he entered a restaurant on the 1500 block of West 47th Street. While inside, an employee asked him to look at the newly installed coal furnace that was malfunctioning. As they walked into the kitchen and neared the boiler, it exploded. Officer Connolly died on October 19.