NYC Honorary Street Names


Ptl. Thomas J. Gargan Way (Manhattan)
Present name:Bank Street
Location:Between Washington Street and Greenwich Street
Honoree: Thomas Gargan (1904-1947) joined the NYPD in 1927. In his 20 years of service, he was cited six times for bravery and amassed an unblemished record. On August 17, 1947, Ptl. Thomas Gargan was shot and killed in the line of duty when responding to a call about a suspicious man who was seen entering a private premises.

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