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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Roosevelt Island NYPD 114 Precinct Community Officer Adam Bierbauer Passed Away Recently At Age 83 - He Patrolled Roosevelt Island At The Very Beginning

Image From Queens Gazette

The Queens Gazette reports that retired NYPD "Community Cop" Adam Bierbauer died last January at the age of 83. According to the Queens Gazette:
... In the mid-’70s, Bierbauer moved on to a new position as the 114th Precinct’s Roosevelt Island liaison, where he helped police the island during its housing boom and as it evolved into a bustling, independent business and residential community – no easy task.

When then-114th Precinct Community Affairs Officer Detective Thomas Yacavone, announced his retirement in 1976, Bierbauer’s vast knowledge and understanding of the community made him the only candidate for the job. Bierbauer settled into his new assignment with ease and hit the ground running – working with civic and community groups to address quality of life issues and to increase safety on the streets.

Bierbauer remained at the position until he signed off the job and retired, at age 52, in November, 1983...
Click here for the entire Queens Gazette article.

Condolences to his family, friends and NYPD.