NYPD Officer, Sgt. Patrick Divers, From Levittown Dies On Duty

Originally published: February 2, 2013
Updated: February 2, 2013 at 12:59 pm
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Sgt. Patrick Divers, 51, part of the Brooklyn North narcotics team, was in a car, on duty near Myrtle and Nostrand avenues, when he began feeling chest pains about 10:30 a.m., police said. (Feb. 1, 2013) | Photo credit: NYPD

Sgt. Patrick Divers, 51, part of the Brooklyn North narcotics team, was in a car, on duty near Myrtle and Nostrand avenues, when he began feeling chest pains about 10:30 a.m., police said. (Feb. 1, 2013) | Photo credit: NYPD

LEVITTOWN, NY (MorichesDaily) — NYPD Officer Sgt. Patrick Divers, of Levittown, died after he had a heart attack while conducting a narcotics investigation today in Brooklyn.

The officer was conducting a narcotics investigation with a narcotics team in Brooklyn this morning, when he began to experience chest pains.

The 51-year-old was rushed to Woodhull Medical Center in cardiac arrest, but could not be saved.

Divers made more than 1,000 arrests and earned 35 recognition awards during his service with the NYPD.

He graduated from St. John’s University.

The sergeant was a 25-year veteran of the NYPD and leaves behind a wife and two children.

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2 Responses to NYPD Officer, Sgt. Patrick Divers, From Levittown Dies On Duty

  1. NYPD Sgt - heart attack on February 3, 2013 at 9:17 am

    [...] NYPD Officer, Sgt. Patrick Divers, From Levittown Dies On Duty NYPD Sgt. Patrick Divers (Brooklyn North Narcotics) died of a heart attack during a buy & bust operation. He is survived by his wife and two children. RIP brother. "never bring paws to a gunfight" – Jenna Reply With Quote [...]

  2. Theresa Heaphy on April 8, 2014 at 8:46 am

    My prayers are with Pat .We met working in Maxwell’s Bakery in East New York.That is also where he met Louise. They both great friends and we all had great times growing up in the Bakery! We were aso right with the 75th precinct and the local fire dept on Vermont St. I Pray for strength for his Wife and family.He will be so missed as well as his great smile and personality. I raise my glass to you…my friend. TERRY

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