Officer Rank: Police Officer
Memorial Panel: 17-W: 23
Department: New York City, New York, P.D.
End of Watch: September 11, 2001
Years of Service: 8
Description: Police Officer Perry was among over seventy law enforcement officers from a total of seven federal, state, and local agencies who were killed when terrorists crashed two of four hijacked planes into the New York City World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001. New York City Police Department lost twenty-three officers in this incident. Officer Perry was assigned to the 40th Precinct. He had taken the day off from the 40th Precinct in the Bronx to turn in his retirement papers. Instead, he responded to the emergency call and lost his life.