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NYPD Cop from LI Dies On Duty
Sgt. Patrick Divers was working with his Brooklyn North Narcotics team when he complained of pain and suffered convulsions at 10:30 a.m. Friday. He was taken to nearby Woodhull Medical Center where he died.
The St. John’s University graduate made more than 1,000 arrest and earned 35 recognitions during his 25-year NYPD career. He is survived by his wife, daughter and son.
Wake services for Divers will be held at at Kenneth-Chapey & Sons funeral home in Bethpage 2 to 4:30 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Nativity of The Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Ozone Park before he is buried at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale.