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NYPD Cadet Collapses After Training Run

September 13, 2011  | 

Photo: NYPD.
Photo: NYPD.
A New York City Police recruit collapsed after completing a training run with his academy class. Officer Sherman Adams, 28, died on Monday.

Officer Adams entered the police academy in July. He had served as a corrections officer for four years.

"Sherman's dedication as a New York City police officer began when he took the oath of office and started his training in the Police Academy," Commissioner Ray Kelly said in a statement. "He made a commitment to public service first as a correction officer and then as a police officer with a seriousness few are prepared to make so early in their careers."

Commissioner Kelly and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited with Officer Adams' mother on Monday evening.


Comments (2)

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Steve in LA @ 9/13/2011 3:38 PM

Very sad! My prayers go out for our brother officer and his family.

Lawrence Kemp @ 3/7/2012 4:17 PM

Heartfelt my condolences to his family

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