Duggan Memorial

In memory of our fallen brother, George Edward Duggan.


March 3rd, 2021 marks the 92nd Anniversary of our fallen brother.  Take a moment out of your day to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

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Patrolman George E. Duggan

Irvington Police Department

New York

End of Watch: Sunday,

March 3, 1929


Today the Irvington Police Department held a memorial service to honor and remember Police Officer George E. Duggan. Officer Duggan was killed in the line of duty, 92 years ago today, March 3, 1929, at 4:15 PM. Officer Duggan who was on motorcycle patrol, was stopped in the area of South Broadway and Harriman Rd. when a male approached him and without warning shot him in the head. We will never forget the sacrifice Officer Duggan gave that day.

Patrolman Duggan was survived by his wife and 6-year-old daughter Clara and 5-year old son Edward.

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A photograph of George Duggan's children Edward age 5 and Clara age 6.  It was taken and published by the Evening Journal News shortly after Officer Duggan was killed in the line of duty.  


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Above, is a drawing  sent to the Duggan children by their father from their Christmas in 1928.


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