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Raju Mann

President & CEO

NYC Police Memorial

Created in honor of those who lost their lives in the line of duty, the NYC Police Memorial is located at Liberty Street and South End Avenue, and was first dedicated on October 20, 1997.

Stuart Crawford, architect, won a juried competition by using water as the primary integrating element. The wall along the edge of the memorial holds the names of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers and dates on which they were killed. The small fountain resides outside of the formal memorial represented the rookie’s first day.

The water flows down the flume past the granite wall, representing death, and then falls into the open pool. The remaining area around the pool is referred to as the “Sacred Precinct” where contemplation is encouraged.

Working in close consultation with NYPD and Mr. Crawford, BPCA expanded the Memorial in 2022 to honor additional officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Read more here.

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