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Name : Teare, Charles 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: 10009 Command: 012 Pct.
Date of Death: 1913-05-04   Cause of Death: Shot-Arrest
     
 Patrolman Teare died of gunshot wounds he received when he responded to the scene of a shooting in which Patrolman William Heaney was killed. When Patrolman Teare arrived he observed the suspect with a smoking revolver and when he attempted to disarm the suspect, the suspect fired two shots wounding Patrolman Teare. Patrolman Teare was removed to St. Vincent's Hospital where he died the next day from his wounds.

The suspect was apprehended several days later and was convicted of murder.

Patrolman Teare had been a member of the New York City Police Department for 12 years. He was 36 years old.
  
 
     
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Rest in peace brother.
— JOM

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: December 20, 2006, 11:03 am

According to a news clipping, dated May 4, 1914, ..."patrolman of the Mulberry street station, shot and killed on May 3, 1913, in fron tof No. 243 Mulberry street attempting to arrest Oresto Sciallitani, who had killed John Rizzo."
— Pat
Posted: November 22, 2007, 6:14 pm

PO Teare you died coming to the aid of a fellow officer who was coming to the aid of a stranger, even though you passed you will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace Charles
— Tommy
Posted: May 4, 2013, 5:57 am

Charles we continue to pray for you. Rest in peace.
— Tommy
Posted: May 4, 2014, 4:08 pm

Charles we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: May 4, 2015, 6:06 am

 


 

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