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Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil Service Memorial

 
 
Civil Service Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 16, 2008
1. Civil Service Memorial
Inscription.  
For those civil servants who died in the line of duty
P.O. Thomas Schimenti, Jr.
1943-1979
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement.
 
Location. 40° 34.817′ N, 74° 6.831′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Road and Todt Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Richmond Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2181 Richmond Rd, Staten Island NY 10304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Moravian Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rose and Crown Tavern (approx. half a mile away); New Dorp, S.I. Honor Roll (approx. half a mile away); New Dorp WWII Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Gretta Moulton Gate (approx. 0.7 miles away); Huttner-Pasqualini Post, American Legion Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dongan Hills WWII Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Regarding Civil Service Memorial.
Civil Service Memorial site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 2, 2020
2. Civil Service Memorial site
2181 Richmond Road (foreground), intersection of Todt Hill Road
Officer Schimenti's brother, Frank, erected the memorial on the grounds of property he owns.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The memorial plaque near the site of Patrolman Schimenti's death.
 
Also see . . .  "Old English trim on Staten Island's Richmond Road". Staten Island Advance article, September 11, 2008 (Submitted on November 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Ptl. Thomas Schimenti, NYPD image. Click for full size.
By "Officer Down", Unknown
3. Ptl. Thomas Schimenti, NYPD
Killed in the line of duty, August 17, 1979.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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