NYPD Detective Fermin "Sonny" Archer
Detective Fermin "Sonny" Archer died from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident while on duty.
He had gone home after the accident and then went to North Shore Hospital when he began to not feel well. It was discovered that he suffered a torn aorta and was admitted to the hospital, where he remained until passing away on July 14th.
Detective Archer has served with the New York City Police Department for 28 years, joining New York City Transit Authority Police Department in 1994 before it merged with NYPD. He was assigned to the Warrant Division where he worked with the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force.
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