Retired Sgt. Louie Schlifstein served in the NYPD from 1941-1961.
The NYPD said after his retirement, Schlifstein became a mentor to generations of officers.
"'Uncle Louie' continues to secure a special place in the hearts of so many of our officers," the NYPD said on their Twitter account.
Thank you for your service, Sgt. Schlifstein, you will be missed!
Sergeant Louie Schlifstein, also known to many as "Uncle Louie," served in the NYPD from 1941-1961. After retirement, he became a mentor to generations of officers. He was just days short of celebrating his 107th birthday. Fidelis Ad Mortem Uncle Louie. https://t.co/GLfxbzbEkz— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) January 23, 2020
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