Yvonne Wu

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Service Record

Agency New York City New York Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired January 6, 2016.[1]
Salary $59,655 (2018)[1]
Last Known Status Suspended[2]


During her service with the NYPD, Wu earned one citation for meritorious police duty and three for excellent police duty.[3]

Incident Reports

2021 Shooting of Jenny Li and Death of Jamie Lang

Wu and Jenny Li ended their relationship in September 2021.[4][5]

On October 13, 2021, Wu waited in Li's apartment for hours before shooting Li and killing the woman's new girlfriend, Jamie Lang.[4][5] Part of the incident was captured on a 911 call made from the apartment.[6]

Wu waited for officers to respond, and admitted to the shooting.[6]

Response Timeline

Wu was suspended without pay.[2]

On October 14, 2021, Wu was charged with second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder.[7][8]

On November 18, 2021, Wu pleaded not guilty to the charges.[9]

On Spetember 12, 2022, Li's family filed a lawsuit against the department and Wu, claiming the department knew that Wu was unfit and should have been removed from service.[9]

LEO Ratings

Training and Tactics rating: neutral
Protect & Serve rating: neutral
Individual Rights rating: neutral
Accountability and Integrity rating: neutral
Off Duty rating: bad
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