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Dear Captain Flattery

Dear Captain Flattery

Here are the stories I thought your folks would be interested in reading because you are featured in each story.

Craps

Craps

Patrolmen Henry Flattery was fined three days’ pay after being found guilty of having played craps in the bathroom of the police station.

Family Fugue

Family Fugue

Acting Detective Captain Henry Flattery recently shared in a citation for “excellent police duty,” in connection with the arrest of the Rifle Gang of bandits who received long terms in Sing Sing.

Juneteenth, 1935

Juneteenth, 1935

The three schoolboy-bootblacks of Jamaica, Queens, who have confessed they murdered a man last Saturday with a revolver stolen from a police station were fingerprinted yesterday at police headquarters in Jamaica.

Patrolman Ends Life

Patrolman Ends Life

A patrolman attached to Deputy Chief Inspector James F. McGoey’s office in Queens shot himself fatally with his service revolver today. He was 54 years old.