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FIVE BROOKLYN POLICEMEN ON MULROONEY HONOR ROLL
Tuesday, June 23,1931
Brooklyn Standard Union
Commissioner Names 191 in all,With Three Posthumous Awards
Police Commissioner MULROONEY to-day announced the names
of the 191 policemen accorded department recognition for meritorious
conduct in line of duty. There were 3 postumous awards, 34 honorable
mention and 154 commendations.
The five Brooklyn policemen receiving honorable mention were;
Patrolman William J.LANGDON Jr., Ralph avenue precint,Jan 21,1931,
off duty,attempting to rescue woman in fire,fell from third floor
window, and is still on sick report.
Patrolmen Edward J.MULLER, William J.BURNS and Rubin HERDTSMAN,
Empire boulevard station,Feb 24, 1A.M., prevented a holdup and murder,
at St.John's place and Buffalo avenue; during an exchange of shots
MULLER was shot and one of the bandits was killed.
Patrolman Peter VOLBERG, Liberty avenue station,March 5, shot
and killed a holdup man and arrested another at 1041 Belmont ave.
Brooklyn policemen receiving commendations were;
Acting Captain Richard OLIVER
Sergeant Patrick WALSH
William C. WHALEN
Patrolman John MacNAMARA
Acting Captain John McHARHY
Acting Lietenant James ?OTCHMAN
Detective Maurice BARRY
Detective William A.McCOY
Detective John J.BRODERICK
Sergeant Charles KELLY, Jr
Patrolman William BAUMANN
Sergeant Charles MARZ
Patrolman George GEHR
Detective Walter E.SHEA
Detective James A.DOWDELL
Detective Joseph CAPANO
Patrolmen Rudolf SAVARESE
Patrolmen Joseph G.ULSE
Rewarded for Bravery;
Detective Arthur F.GIDDINGS
Detective Joseph McCARTHY
Detective, John F.CROAK
Dectective James F.MORAN
Dectective Thomas GAFFNEY
Patrolman Charles W.KRAUSS
Patrolman Thomas THORNTON
Patrolman Martin SHIPMAN
Patrolman Matthew MORAN
Patrolman Charles LAURNEY
Patrolman James E.FITZPATRICK
Patrolman Francis SULLINGER
Patrolmen William DENICE
Patrolmen John T.CARNEY
Patrolman Daniel DONOVAN
Patrolmen Andrew J.MULHALL
Patrolmen John J.LEONARD
Patrolmen William J.FEELEY
Patrolmen Robert MOGER
Patrolmen Thomas THONTON
Patrolmen Sylvester DAVIS
Patrolmen Sabbath CENTRELLO
Patrolmen Mark MANZALL
Patrolmen Joseph J.CONTY
Patrolmen John A.CONLEY
Patrolmen Albert A.LAZZARO
Wednesday, June 24,1931
POLICE HONORS ARE ANNOUNCED
To provide extra credit for certain patrolmen taking the sergeant's
examination today,tomorrow and Saturday, police honors were
announced to-day by Police Commissioner MULROONEY for
seventy-nine more members of the force.
In the examinations nine thousand will take in the 258th Field
Artillery Armory, the Bronx, honorable mentions will count one point
each, commendations a half point each, and excellent police duty
citations a quarter point each.Ther were nine honorable mention,
thirty commendations and forty police duty commendations.
Brooklyn policemen receiving commendations were:
-Detective Walter H.KELLY,main office,Brooklyn, and
-Patrolman William RITZMAN, Feb 11, captured a machine gun bandit, who
had been terrorizing Brooklyn and Queens on an elevated station
at Grant and Jamaica avenues.
-Patrolman Philip J. SCHEAR, Clymer street station,May 31, captured
a man who had shot and killed another man at 131 Wallabout street.
-Patrolman Frank J. LUDWIG,Fifth avenue station,June 8, rescued a
man from burning building at 657 Sixth avenue.
Those receiving excellent police duty citations were:
-Sergeant Francis GILL, Bedford avenue station, and Patrolman
James B.FERARRA,Greenpoint station, arrested three suspicious
men with gun in front of 462 Metropolitan avenue.
-Patrolman Robert S.SULLIVAN, Bedford avenue station,May 25, stopped
a runaway horse,Bedford avenue near South Third street.
-Patrolmen William SMITH and Walter F. GRANBERG, Herbert street
station, June 2, disarmed and arrested a demented woman who had
shot two men in front of 73 Devoe street.
-Patrolman Edward D.NOLAN, Clymer street station,June 5, pursued
three holdup men and arrested one for holdup at 160 Harrison avenue.
**transcriber's note, now I know some of you will count the name,as I
did, and the article numbers and what I typed do not match up, I
rechecked my work,and there is NOT another article on Police.
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