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Official Line of Duty Deaths

John E. Goggin

John E Goggin

Rank: Detective

Shield Number: 1202

Command: 094 Detective Squad

Date of Death: 05/06/2008

Cause of Death: 9/11 Related Diseases

John Goggin was appointed to the force in January of 1982.  He was promoted to third grade Detective in April of 1990.  He retired out of the 94 Squad in February of 2002.  On May 6, 2008 he passed away from illnesses contracted as a result of the rescue and recovery efforts of the World Trade Center attacks.  Det. Goggin’s death was declared line of duty in March 2011.


Detective Goggin served with the New York City Police Department for 20 years and during his career was assigned to the Citywide Street Crime Unit, the Narcotics Division, and several Detective Squads.

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