Patrolman Ends Life
At Home on Sick Leave, He Fires Shot With Service Revolver
The New York Times, January 10, 1943
July 23, 1935
Patrolman Richard Cody, attached to Deputy Chief Inspector James F. McGoey’s office in Queens as a messenger, shot himself fatally in the head with his service revolver in the bathroom of his home at 137-33 Southgate Avenue, Springfield Gardens, Queens, about noon yesterday. Cody was 54 years old and had been a patrolman since Aug. 26, 1912.