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P.O. Harry R. Ryman Raffle & Scholarship

The Police Officer Harry Ryman Memorial Scholarship Award has been instituted by the Ryman family to honor the officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty in front of his home August 14, 1980.

A raffle is being held for the Scholarship. Please contact Dan at 917-539-1094

5 Tickets per Book $5 each, 5 for $20

1st Prize 40″ LCD Flat Screen TV
2nd Prize 4 Field Box Mets Seats
3rd Prize Apple Ipad
4th Prize Family Fun Pack I
5th Prize Family Fun Pack II
6th Prize Apple iPod Touch

The raffle drawing will be held on August 16th, 2010

Officer Ryman was shot and killed when he attempted to stop three men from stealing his neighbors car.

Officer Ryman exited his house to investigate a noise at approximately 0340 hours. He confronted three men who were attempting to steal his next door neighbor’s car. Officer Ryman identified himself as a police officer and attempted to arrest the three suspects. One suspect drew a handgun and opened fire, striking Officer Ryman three times in the chest. Before he fell Officer Ryman was able to return fire, striking one suspect in the head.

The size of the Memorial scholarship grant is based on the number of voluntary contributions it receives each year.

The recipient must be an active uniformed MOS with a minimum of three years in the NYPD. The scholarship is also open to the Spouses and Children of active uniformed members. The recipient must also attend an accredited, four-year college, university or community college.

Applications may be obtained at the 60th Precinct, 2951 West 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224; phone (718)946-3311. They can also be obtained from the Scholarship Unit at the Police Academy, 235 East 20th Street, New York, NY 10003; phone (212) 477-9212, … or email rymanscholarship@verizon.net

A dated copy of the candidate’s college registration must accompany the scholarship application, as well as a one-page essay describing the educational path the student is pursuing and why.

Application and required materials must be submitted by August 1, 2010 to:

The P.O. Harry R. Ryman Memorial Scholarship Award
34 Cyrus Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229

3 comments to P.O. Harry R. Ryman Raffle & Scholarship

  • Anonymous

    Is this real ?? Never heard of a scholarship fund in Harry Ryman’s name, I remember the event as if it were yesterday
    Whats the raffle for ?
    How is the recipient choosen ? Is there a test like with others ?

  • A Beach resident

    I believe your questions are answered in the story. The raffle is obviously to raise the funds for the scholarship. The criteria are for the recipient in the story.

  • Anonymous

    Great Story! Will Call!