New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2004-018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 018
Wednesday, February 4, 2004



Funeral Services For Sergeant Keith Ferguson

Funeral services will be held for Sergeant Keith Ferguson on Thursday, February 5, at 10:00 a.m. at:

St. Andrews Church 20 Cardinal Hayes Place New York, NY 10038

Sgt. Keith Ferguson died in the line of duty, collapsing while in pursuit of a suspect in lower Manhattan on January 31, 2004. Sgt. Ferguson was a member of the Emergency Service Unit's Truck #7 and a leader of a Hercules team.

Sgt. Ferguson was appointed to the New York City Police Department on January 20, 1987. He spent seventeen years with the Police Department and served in the Field Training Unit, 1st Precinct, the Narcotics Division, the Auto Crime Division, the 67 Precinct and the Emergency Service Unit. He was promoted to Sergeant on October 30, 1998. Sgt Ferguson received a Department Recognition in the grade of Excellent Police Duty in 1989.

Representatives of the Office of the DCPI will be present at the service to assist members of the media. Beginning at 6 a.m., "Broadcast Vehicles Only" can park on west side of Centre Street/Park Row from Chambers Street to Beekman Street. A two-tier riser will be set up across the street from the Church. The press can access the riser after 8 a.m. The exterior video tape pool will be handled by WNYC.



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