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Blood Drive Planned To Honor Slain Poughkeepsie Officer

Detective John Falcone
Detective John Falcone Photo Credit: City of Poughkeepsie

POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. -- A blood drive is planned for Monday, Feb. 22, to honor the memory of slain Poughkeepsie police Detective John Falcone, who was shot and killed in 2011 while trying to break up a domestic incident.

The city of Poughkeepsie is partnering with American Red Cross for the blood drive, which is scheduled for 1 to 7 p.m. Feb. 22, at the Italian Center, 227 Mill St., Poughkeepsie.

Appointments can be made online or by calling Detective Steven Cowles at (845)-451-4146. Walk-ins are welcome.

Read more about Falcone on the Officer Down Memorial Page.

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