John Rowland

New York City Police Department • Line of Duty Death: January 26, 2017

NYPD Lieutenant John Rowland died on January 26, 2017, as the result of cancer that he developed following his assignment to the search and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.

Lieutenant Rowland had served with the NYPD for 20 years. 

He is survived by his wife and three children.

Tunnel to Towers paid off the mortgage on his family’s home in honor of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. 

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