Printer Friendly


Order a Wreath

Update officer's information and/or submit photo of officer

If you aren't logged into the website, you will be taken to a login page and then to the Update Officer Information form .

Rank: Detective
Panel: 5-W: 29
Department: Peekskill, New York, P.D.
End of Watch: May 1, 2013
Cause: Physical-Related Incident
Age: 52
Years of Service: 22

Description: Detective Wassil participated in search and clean-up activities at the site of the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. He was diagnosed with neurosarcoidosis which left him paralyzed. Detective Wassil’s health deteriorated and he was confined to a wheelchair. Detective Wassil died on May 1, 2013.