Senior Court Officer Thomas Jurgens
End of Watch: Tuesday, September 11, 2001
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Cause of Death: Terrorist Attack
Weapon Used: Aircraft; Passenger jet
Suspect Info: 19 suicide attackers
Senior Court Officer Jurgens was killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks while attempting to rescue the victims trapped in the World Trade Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Officer Jurgens’ remains were located in March, 2002. He had worked for the New York State Office of Court Administration for three years.
Posthumously promoted to Sergeant #702