NYC Honorary Street Names


Police Officer Joseph C. Meaders Avenue (Brooklyn)
Present name:Brooklyn Avenue
Location:Between Avenue I and Avenue J
Honoree: Officer Meaders had been a New York City Housing Authority patrolmen before joining the NYPD in 1955. Hs last and longest assignment was in the 63rd Pct., where he served for 13 years. On October 22, 1972, at age 41, he was killed when struck by an oil delivery truck while performing patrol duties on a police scooter.

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