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Officer Arthur Lopez; Nassau Co PD, NY; EOW: 10-23-12

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Police Officer Arthur Lopez

Nassau County Police Department

New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 23, 2012


 


Biographical Information:

Age: 29

Tour of Duty: 8 years

Badge Number: Not available


 



 


Incident Details:

Cause of Death: Gunfire

Date of Incident: October 23, 2012

Weapon Used: Handgun

Suspect Info: Shot and wounded (in custody)


 


Police Officer Arthur Lopez was shot and killed whille attempting to arrest a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of 241st Street and Jamaica Avenue.


Officer Lopez and another officer witness the accident near the border of Nassau County and New York City. One of the vehicles involved in the accident fled the scene. The officers followed the vehicle into Queens where they conducted a traffic stop. As they approached the car, the driver opened fire. Officer Lopez, who was not wearing a vest, was struck in the chest. The subject fled in his vehicle. He abandoned his vehicle and carjacked a citizen, fatally shooting the driver.


Officer Lopez was transported to North Shore Ling Island Jewish Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.


The subject was arrested several hours later and was suffering two gunshot wounds. He was identified as a former convict who had served prison time for being convicted of second degree murder.


Officer Lopez had served with the Nassau County Police Department for eight years and was assigned to the Emergency Services Unit.


 


Agency Contact Information:

Commissioner Thomas Dale

Nassau County Police Department

1490 Franklin Avenue

Mineola, NY  11501


Phone: (516) 573-8800


 


 


           


 


 


This information has been provided courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund.


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Rest in Peace, Brother!! My Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!!



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Condolences to the Family, Department, and the Community he served, on their tragic loss.


Rest in Peace, Officer Lopez... You may now stand down.


 


 


 


 


       


 


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Rest in Peace Brother! Prayers of strength and support to family, friends and the agency for their loss...

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Deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Arthur Lopez.  R.I.P.

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Rest in peace. May God provide comfort to your department.

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     Rest in peace officer Lopez. 

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R.I.P. Officer Arthur Lopez. 


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 Rest in peace, Officer Lopez. My condolences to your family and the Nassau County Police Department.

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Rest in Peace Officer Lopez. Thank you for your service. My thought and prayers are with the family and the Nassau County PD.

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Rest in peace Officer Lopez...    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers.....

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RIP Officer Lopez. 


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Rest in peace, Officer Lopez

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Rest in Peace Officer Lopez.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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Rest In Peace Officer Lopez. My prayers and condolences for the family.

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Rest in Peace Officer Arthur Lopez

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May God bring comfort and peace to the Family of Brave Officer Lopez.  We all share your loss. May Justice be Swift and come Soon....

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Rest In Peace Brother Officer. We have the watch now. May God watch over your family and friends during this difficult time.


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God comfort the family and friends of brave Officer Anthony Lopez.  Ease their torment, bless and keep them.

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Rest in Peace Brother, Deepest Condolences to  Family, Friends and His Co-Workers

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Rest in peace Ofcr. Lopez.  I'll keep you, your family, friends and co-workers in my thoughts and prayers.


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