|End of Watch: January 26, 1936|
|Tour of Duty 2 1/2 years|
|Assignment: Motorcycle Unit|
Edmund Lisiecki was appointed as a patrolman with the Buffalo Police Department August 1, 1933 During his brief career with the department he worked in the Motorcycle Unit.
During the morning of September 19, 1935 Ptl. Lisiecki was escorting a funeral on E. Delevan toward Pine Ridge Road.
As he was leading the procession toward the cemetery the officer entered the intersection of E. Delevan and Texas Street. At the same time a vehicle operated by George Wagner (32 years old of 58 East End Avenue) also entered the intersection.
Wagner's vehicle struck Ptl. Lisiecki, knocking him off his motorcycle. The officer was rushed to the hospital where he was diagnosed with a fractured skull. Initially it appeared as if Lisiecki was making a successful recovery. However, complications soon set in. In addition to the skull fracture Lisiecki soon developed a serious infection as well as meningitis.
On January 26, 1936 Ptl. Edmund Lisiecki died from his injuries and complications while at sisters Hospital.
Ptl. Edmund Lisiecki was survived by his wife Mary and their two children, Edmund Jr. and Sally Ann.
SOURCE: Buffalo Times: September 19, 1935 Buffalo Evening New: January 27, 1936 Death Certificate: Edmund Lisiecki