County Executive Laura Curran and Commissioner of Police Patrick Ryder are honored to announce that the Nassau County Police Department, Manhasset – Lakeview Fire Department, and the Manhasset Community will be commemorating the 60-year anniversary of the death of Police Officer Joseph Coote, who was killed in the line of duty on March 22, 1961. Officer Coote was fatally shot while detaining three suspects who just committed an armed robbery.
Officer Joseph Coote’s family, friends, Nassau Police, and fire department members will be present at two separate ceremonies to pay tribute for his sacrifice at a memorial and prayer service listed below.
When: Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Where: Third Street and Brinkerhoff Lane (location of death) Manhasset, NY
When: Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Where: Mary Davis Green Park (presentation of memorial plaque) 62 Manhasset Avenue, Manhasset, NY
Media is cordially invited to attend