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Newark Police Department, NJ

Newark Police Department


Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Reinaldo Arocha, Jr.
Newark Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Cause: Heart attack

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Detective Michael Morgan, Jr.
Newark Police Department
EOW: Monday, November 7, 2011
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Sergeant Tommaso Popolizio
Newark Police Department
EOW: Saturday, March 3, 2007
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Melvin Lisojo
Newark Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, June 24, 2003
Cause: Vehicular assault

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Dewey Joe Sherbo, III
Newark Police Department
EOW: Sunday, November 9, 1997
Cause: Vehicular assault

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Detective John Sczyrek
Newark Police Department
EOW: Thursday, June 3, 1993
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer John F. Gottfried
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, November 28, 1980
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Arthur L. Williams
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, March 1, 1978
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer John William Snow
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, August 13, 1976
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Richard P. Burns
Newark Police Department
EOW: Sunday, February 23, 1975
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Frank C. Irvin
Newark Police Department
EOW: Thursday, March 29, 1973
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Newark Housing Authority Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Roland J. Brewster
Newark Housing Authority Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, January 12, 1972
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Leslie Haskins, Jr.
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, March 13, 1970
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Housing Authority Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Alfonzo McGhee
Newark Housing Authority Police Department
EOW: Friday, October 3, 1969
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Robert M. LaMotta
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, October 27, 1967
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Detective Frederick W. Toto
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, July 14, 1967
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Sergeant Walter A. Debold
Newark Police Department
EOW: Sunday, December 12, 1965
Cause: Heart attack

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer John C. Gutekunst
Newark Police Department
EOW: Saturday, October 16, 1965
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Francis J. "Frank" Shannon
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, March 29, 1963
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Joseph C. Hagel
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, March 15, 1961
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Detective Howard K. Downes
Newark Police Department
EOW: Monday, February 10, 1958
Cause: Automobile accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Jack Woomer
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, July 10, 1957
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer John F. Galler
Newark Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, November 28, 1950
Cause: Heart attack

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Sergeant Theodore Laux
Newark Police Department
EOW: Saturday, February 4, 1950
Cause: Automobile accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Joseph J. Bauman
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, September 18, 1942
Cause: Stabbed

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Detective Albert E. Seltzer
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, October 9, 1935
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Charles J. Gerstner, Jr.
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, November 30, 1934
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Edward Dehmer
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, December 1, 1933
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Albert Houston
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, September 16, 1932
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Sergeant Robert W. Anderson
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, March 5, 1930
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Charles A. Robbins
Newark Police Department
EOW: Monday, March 18, 1929
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Alfred Thiele
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, February 6, 1929
Cause: Struck by streetcar

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman William A. Frederick
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, December 14, 1927
Cause: Electrocuted

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Joseph Nichols
Newark Police Department
EOW: Saturday, October 31, 1925
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman John T. Plunkett
Newark Police Department
EOW: Friday, December 12, 1924
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman John Laubenstein
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, February 20, 1924
Cause: Assault

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Edward Bonnet
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, August 29, 1923
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Cedric J. Peterson
Newark Police Department
EOW: Monday, May 22, 1922
Cause: Vehicular assault

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Thomas J. Downey
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, January 4, 1922
Cause: Struck by streetcar

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Lieutenant Patrick J. Ryan
Newark Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, July 16, 1919
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Detective Thomas S. Adubato
Newark Police Department
EOW: Saturday, August 17, 1918
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman William H. Hopkins
Newark Police Department
EOW: Thursday, June 21, 1917
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman James P. Parkinson
Newark Police Department
EOW: Sunday, April 19, 1914
Cause: Struck by streetcar

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Detective John J. Gaffney
Newark Police Department
EOW: Saturday, December 7, 1912
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer John J. McGovern
Newark Police Department
EOW: Sunday, October 13, 1912
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman John Sebold
Newark Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, March 9, 1886
Cause: Animal related

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Thomas Lyons
Newark Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, April 14, 1885
Cause: Stabbed

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Stanley J. Brock
Newark Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, August 8, 1876
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Benjamin Ellsden
Newark Police Department
EOW: Thursday, July 13, 1876
Cause: Gunfire

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Maxwell Badgley
Newark Police Department
EOW: Monday, October 23, 1854
Cause: Stabbed

Line of Duty Deaths: 50

Animal related: 1
Assault: 1
Automobile accident: 2
Electrocuted: 1
Gunfire: 20
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Heart attack: 3
Motorcycle accident: 8
Stabbed: 3
Struck by streetcar: 3
Struck by vehicle: 3
Vehicle pursuit: 1
Vehicular assault: 3

 

By Month

January: 2
February: 5
March: 9
April: 2
May: 1
June: 3
July: 4
August: 4
September: 3
October: 7
November: 5
December: 5

 

By Gender

Male: 50
Female: 0

 

 

Component Agencies

Divisions or absorbed agencies:

 

Newark Housing Authority Police Department, NJ

Newark Housing Authority Police Department
Newark, NJ
Fallen officers: 2

 

 
 
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