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Official Line of Duty Deaths

Stuart F. Fishkin

Rank: Detective

Shield Number: 5546

Command: Firearms Supression Division

Date of Death: 05/08/2015

Cause of Death: Illnesses contracted as a result of work on the rescue and recovery from the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001.

On Saturday September 9, 2023, there was a street dedication ceremony at Devonshire Drive and Wilson Boulevard in New Hyde Park, New York in honor of Det. Stuart F. Fishkin, who died in the line of duty on May 8, 2015, because of illnesses he contracted on the rescue and recovery of 9/11.

Det. Fishkin was appointed to the force on July 28, 1987. He was promoted to Detective on June 4, 1999, and because of an auto accident injury he had to retire on February 29, 2004. His last command was the Fleet Services Division.

An NYPD canine was also named in his honor.


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