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Patrolman Joseph W. Swoboda | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman

Joseph W. Swoboda

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Monday, June 22, 1942

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # 3771

Cause: Struck by streetcar

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Patrolman Swoboda was struck and killed by a trolley car while patrolling the Queensboro Bridge. His body was found by a trolley car conductor between the tracks and the guard rail near the Long Island side of the bridge.

Patrolman Swoboda was regularly assigned to Traffic Unit C but had been temporarily assigned to patrol the bridge.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 22, 2015

 

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