Officer Rank: Sergeant
Memorial Panel: 63-W: 31
Department: New York City, New York, P.D.
End of Watch: 11/25/2017
Cause: Physical-related incident
Length of Service: 20 months
Sergeant McGowan performed duties related to the rescue and recovery work after the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Sergeant McGowan died due to metastatic melanoma of the brain on November 25, 2017.